The judge was grave and forbidding.
裁判官は 厳粛な 顔をして、 怖そうに 見えた。
Sono saibankan wa genshukuna kao o shite, kowasō ni mieta.
that (something or someone distant from the speaker, close to the listener; actions of the listener, or ideas expressed or understood by the listener); the; um...; er...; uh...
topic marker particle; indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated); adds emphasis
gravity; solemnity; severity; seriousness; dignity; rigor; rigour; austerity
face; visage; look; expression; countenance; honor; honour; face; influence; notoriety
indicates direct object of action; indicates subject of causative expression; indicates an area traversed; indicates time (period) over which action takes place; indicates point of departure or separation of action; indicates object of desire, like, hate, etc.
to do; to cause to become; to make (into); to turn (into); to serve as; to act as; to work as; to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.); to judge as being; to view as being; to think of as; to treat as; to use as; to decide on; to choose; to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.); to be (in a state, condition, etc.); to be worth; to cost; to pass (of time); to elapse; verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs"); creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go"); to be just about to; to be just starting to; to try to; to attempt to
at (place, time); in; on; during; to (direction, state); toward; into; for (purpose); because of (reason); for; with; by; from; as (i.e. in the role of); per; in; for; a (e.g. "once a month"); and; in addition to; if; although
to have an audience; to meet; to see; to face (an enemy); to confront; to serve (esp. as one's wife)
Readings: サイ、 た.つ、 さば.く
Meanings: tailor, judge, decision, cut out (pattern)
Readings: ハン、 バン、 わか.る
Meanings: judgement, signature, stamp, seal
Meanings: bureaucrat, the government, organ
Readings: ゲン、 ゴン、 おごそ.か、 きび.しい、 いか.めしい、 いつくし
Meanings: stern, strictness, severity, rigidity
Readings: シュク、 スク、 つつし.む
Meanings: solemn, quietly, softly
Readings: ガン、 かお
Meanings: face, expression
Readings: フ、 ホ、 こわ.い、 こわ.がる、 お.じる、 おそ.れる
Meanings: dreadful, be frightened, fearful
Readings: ケン、 み.る、 み.える、 み.せる
Meanings: see, hopes, chances, idea, opinion, look at, visible