How to say “be quiet” in Japanese?

Q: Ohiyou gozimasu! O genki desu ka? How do you say: Be quiet. In japanese? - Ryukprincess

A: Ohayou, genki desu yo!  How to say “be quiet” in Japanese is a good one, you hear it all the time!  What you need is 静か shizuka.  Which means “quiet” or “be quiet”.   You could also say 静かにしてください (shizuka ni shite kudasai) which means “please be quiet”.   Or what you hear on the street is “うるさい!” (urusai) which means “noisy” but also means “shut up!”

Be genki,

Richard

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