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[がい()·こく()·じん()]
gaikokujin
noun

Root Words:

[がい()·こく() + じん()]
gaikoku + jin

English Meaning(s) for 外国人

noun
  1. foreigner; foreign citizen; foreign national; alien; non-Japanese

Definition and Synonyms for 外国人

Outlander a person who comes from a foreign country
Synonyms: 他国人, 他国者, 唐人, 唐人, 外人, 外国人, , , 夷人, 夷狄, 恵比寿, 毛唐, 毛唐人, 異人, 異国人, 異邦人, よそ者
Stranger anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
Synonyms: エイリアン, エトランゼ, ストレンジャー, 他国人, 他国者, 外人, 外国人, 外来者, 旅がらす, 流れ者, 渡り者, 異人, 異邦人, 見ず知らず
Outlander someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
Synonyms: 他国人, 他国者, 唐人, 唐人, 外人, 外国人, , , 夷人, 夷狄, 恵比寿, 毛唐, 毛唐人, 異人, 異国人, 異邦人, よそ者

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Categories 外国人 is a member of

Traveler a person who changes location
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Intruder someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission
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Sample Sentences for 外国人

I like the one-sided view foreigners have of Japan. It makes me happy when ninjas, hentai anime, samurai and stuff like that come up.
Recently, the number of foreigners working or studying in Japan has increased.
I was taught English by a foreigner.
I found the hotel crowded with foreign tourists.
Some famous foreign runners entered that race.

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