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Stroke Count
5 Strokes
Radical
夕 + 2 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. outside
Readings
Kun'yomi: そと、ほか、はず.す、はず.れる、と-。
On'yomi: ゲ。(Go-on Reading)
ガイ。(Kan-on Reading)
ウイ。(Tou-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 外

Dictionary Entries for 外

hoka
no adjective, noun, adverbial noun
  1. other (esp. places and things); the rest
soto
noun
  1. outside; exterior
  2. open air
  3. other place
yoso
noun
  1. another place; somewhere else; strange parts
  2. outside (one's family or group); those people
  3. unrelated matter
gai
noun, used as a suffix
  1. outside of; not covered by

Stroke Order Diagrams for 外

Construction of Character for 外

Radicals and parts present in 外
Radical evening Kanji Details »
Part divining, fortune-telling, divination or katakana to radical (no. 25) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 外
  1. 会意、「」()+「」()で、亀甲占で、カメの甲羅が体の外にあることから。または、「卜」+音符「夕」で、占で、月の欠け残った部分を指した会意形声とも(藤堂)。

Kanji related to 外

  • 西

Meanings in Other Languages for 外

French
  1. extérieur
Portuguese
  1. Exterior
Spanish
  1. fuera, exterior, otro, desatar, estar desatado, estar desconectado

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