黙秘

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
もく
Grade: S

Grade: 6
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
默祕 (kyūjitai)

Noun[edit]

(もく)() (mokuhi

  1. silence; not speaking; not revealing information

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Verb[edit]

(もく)()する (mokuhi surutransitive suru (stem (もく)() (mokuhi shi), past (もく)()した (mokuhi shita))

  1. remain silent, refuse to speak in response to questions
    被告(ひこく)黙秘(もくひ)した。
    Hikoku wa mokuhi shita.
    The defendant remained silent.

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.
  • 2002, Yasuo Kitahara, 明鏡国語辞典 (Meikyō Kokugo Jiten), First Edition (in Japanese), Tokyo: Taishūkan Shoten, →ISBN