Meaning of Shizuka in Japanese

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Shizuka is a Japanese word meaning silent, quiet or gentle. Learn more about its pronunciation and usage in the Japanese language below.

Pronunciation

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Meaning

silent; still; quiet; calm; peaceful; gentle

Japanese Characters

静か (しずか)

Example & Translation

Toshokan de minna wa shizukani hon o yondeita.
図書館でみんなは静かに本を読んでいた。

or in English:

In the library everybody was reading books quietly.

Antonym

urusai (うるさい)