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Kanji Information Sheet for 沈 ( PDF version )
Bushu (Radical) Info: 水 (みず) – water
Levels: JLPT N2 | JLPT 2 (old) | Grade 8
Frequency: #1271 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers
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JLPT N3 Words
- 沈む [しずむ]
(v5m) to sink; to feel depressed [K] [D] [Jisho]
JLPT N1 Words
- 沈める [しずめる]
(v1,vt) to sink; to submerge [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 沈没 [ちんぼつ]
(n) sinking; foundering [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 沈黙 [ちんもく]
(n) silence; reticence [K] [D] [Jisho]
Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT
- 撃沈 [げきちん]
(n,vs) sinking (ship) [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 沈下 [ちんか]
(n) sinking; subsidence [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 沈静 [ちんせい]
(adj-na,n) stillness; tranquility; dullness [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 沈滞 [ちんたい]
(n) stagnation; inactivity [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 沈着 [ちんちゃく]
(adj-na,n) composure; calmness [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 浮沈 [ふちん]
(n,vs) floating and sinking; rise and fall; ebb and flow; ups and downs [K] [D] [Jisho]