Definition of 沈

  • sink
  • be submerged
  • subside
  • be depressed
  • aloes


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • チン
  • ジン
  • しず
  • しずめる

Popular Words With This Kanji

沈黙, ちんもく

silence, hush, reticence, inaction

沈む, しずむ

to sink, to feel depressed

鎮静化, 沈静化, ちんせいか

calming down, quieting down

沈没, ちんぼつ

sinking, foundering, going down, submersion

沈める, しずめる

to sink, to submerge, to floor (an opponent)

沈下, ちんか

sinking, subsidence

沈滞, ちんたい

stagnation, inactivity

沈着, ちんちゃく

settling or depositing (at the bottom of something), deposition, pigmentation, composure, calmness

浮沈, ふちん

floating and sinking, rise and fall, ebb and flow, ups and downs

沈痛, ちんつう

grave, sad, mournful, sorrowful, pensive

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