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English Reference for gaikokujin (がいこくじん)

Kanji
Kana
がいこくじん
gaikokujin
Definitions
noun foreigner, foreign citizen, foreign national, alien, non-Japanese
Example sentences
A group of foreigners arrived in Edo, i.e. Tokyo
Is that rule applicable to us foreigners
Recently, the number of foreigners working or studying in Japan has increased
We tend to use English when we see a foreigner
The embassy denied political asylum to foreign refugees
Some Japanese are concerned about how their country looks in the eyes of foreigners
Foreigners complain that it is difficult to get to know Japanese people. To some extent this may be true
Another tendency of many Japanese that bothers foreigners is to make statements that are too general and too broad by using or implying words like "all" and "every"
Foreign workers make up 30% of his company
How fluently that foreigner speaks Japanese
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