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Kanji 56: 外

Meaning:

In Japanese, 外 means “outside”.


How to read it:

Kunyomiそと、はず
Onyomiがい、げ

How to write it:


Origin:

外=夕+卜.
夕 means “night”.卜 means “divination”.
Usually, divination event is held up in the day.
So if you hold up the event at night, you will be an outsider, and will be driven out of the organization. So 外 stands for “outside”.


Development:


Vocabulary:

LevelWordReadingMeaning
Basicそとoutside
Basic外国がいこくforeign country
Basic以外いがいother than
Basic郊外こうがいsuburbs
Inter海外かいがいoverseas
Inter意外いがいunexpected
Inter外すはずすto remove
Inter外部がいぶexternal
Inter例外れいがいexception
Inter外れるはずれるto miss
Inter外交がいこうdiplomacy
Inter外出がいしゅつgo out
Inter外側そとがわoutside
Inter案外あんがいunexpectedly
Inter外見がいけんappearance
Inter外れはずれmiss
Inter内外ないがいinside and outside
Inter外科げかsurgery
Adv外来がいらいoutpatient
Adv外務がいむforeign affairs
Adv除外じょがいexclusion
Adv対外たいがいexternal
Adv外観がいかんappearance
Adv外的がいてきexternal
Adv外人がいじんforeigner
Adv国外こくがいabroad
Adv外資がいしforeign capital
Adv屋外おくがいoutdoors
Adv野外やがいoutdoors
H_Adv外食がいしょくeating out
H_Adv取り外すとりはずすto remove
H_Adv外貨がいかforeign currency
H_Adv論外ろんがいout of the question
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One thought on “Kanji 56: 外

  1. 外に遊びましょう。Let play outside
    外に戦いてくださいませんか。Would you please fight outside?

    あのサイトは外部です。That site is external.

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