Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
black
Parts:
Variants:
silence, become silent, stop speaking, leave as is
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1338 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 黙とう 【モクトウ】 silent prayer
  • 黙示 【モクシ】 revelation, apocalypse
  • 寡黙 【カモク】 untalkative, quiet, taciturn, reticent, uncommunicative
  • 温厚寡黙 【オンコウカモク】 gentle and reticent

Kun reading compounds

  • 黙る 【だまる】 to be silent, to say nothing

Readings

Chinese:
mo4
Korean:
mug

Spanish

  • silencio
  • callarse
  • dejar de hablar

Portuguese

  • silêncio
  • tornar-se silencioso
  • parar de falar
  • deixar como está

French

  • silence
  • se taire
  • laisser en l'état
1856 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1418 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2796 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1581 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1925 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2405 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1578 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1684 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
869 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1941 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3554 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1833 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2494 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
245 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
48063P Morohashi
2865 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7055 New Nelson (John Haig)
240 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
255 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1819 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3640 2001 Kanji
4d11.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-11-4 SKIP code
6333.3 Four corner code
44-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ed9 Unicode hex code