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沈黙
Readings

chinmoku
English
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Takes the aux. verb suru
May take the particle 'no'
silence, being silent, quiet, hush

Noun (futsuumeishi)
Takes the aux. verb suru
May take the particle 'no'
reticence, inaction

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Kanjis
ON: チン, ジン KUN: しず.む, しず.める
sink, be submerged, subside, be depressed, aloes

Stroke: 7 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-3-4 FC: 3411.1


ON: モク, ボク KUN: だま.る, もだ.す
silence, become silent, stop speaking, leave as is

Stroke: 15 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 2-11-4 FC: 6333.3


Phrases
それから長い沈黙が続いた。
Parts: 其れから (それから) 長い (ながい) 沈黙 (ちんもく) 続く (つづく)
There followed a long silence.