Japanese shinjitai Simplified from 默 (黑 → 黒); further, 黒 is split into 里 and 灬 (on the bottom). Compare 点 (from 點).
黙 (radical 203 黑+11, 23 strokes, cangjie input 田大火 (WKF), composition ⿱⿰里犬灬)
- KangXi: not present, would follow page 1519, character 18
- Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 48063
- Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4744, character 12
- Unihan data for U+9ED9
(common “Jōyō” kanji, shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form 默)
- (to be) silent