silent

silent
-t
adjective
1) (free from noise: The house was empty and silent.) stille
2) (not speaking: He was silent on that subject.) taus
3) (not making any noise: This lift is quite silent.) stillegående, lydløs, støyfri
stille
I
subst. \/ˈsaɪlənt\/ eller silent film
stumfilm
II
adj. \/ˈsaɪlənt\/
1) taus, stille, lydløs
she walked with silent footsteps
hun gikk med lydløse skritt
he said a silent prayer before he went to bed
han ba en stille bønn før han gikk til sengs
he is a silent child
han er et fåmælt barn
she enjoyed sitting by the silent river
hun likte å sitte ved den stille elven
be silent about the proposal!
ikke si noe om frieriet!
2) uten lyd, stum
we watched an old silent film
vi så en gammel stumfilm
give someone the silent treatment tie noen i hjel
keep\/be\/remain silent about something tie om noe
silent as the grave stille som graven

English-Norwegian dictionary. 2013.

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