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[そと()]
soto
noun

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[()]
to

English Meaning(s) for 外

noun
  1. outside; exterior
  2. the open (air)
  3. other place; somewhere else; outside one's group (family, company, etc.)

Definition and Synonyms for 外

Exterior the outer side or surface of something
Synonyms: つら, ほか, よそ, うわべ, そっぽ, 上側, 上辺, 上面, 上面, 上っ面, , , 外側, 外様, 外装, 外面, , , 表面, , ,
Exterior the region that is outside of something
Synonyms: ほか, よそ, そっぽ, アウトゥサイド, , , 外側, 外様, 外部

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Categories 外 is a member of

Part the extended spatial location of something
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Surface the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 外

Sample Sentences for 外

My father doesn't let me go out alone at night.
The children played outside until dark.
Those who look outward dream, but those who look inward awaken.
I let the cat out of the house.
We're going out for a meal on Friday.

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