Kanji details for

Common kanji
Uses 5 strokes
Taught in grade 2

Search words that:
- start with 外
- end with 外
- contain 外
outside
KUN:
  • そと
    soto
  • ほか
    hoka
  • はず.す
    hazu.su
  • はず.れる
    hazu.reru
  • と-
    to-
ON:
  • ガイ
    gai
  • ge
Nanori:
  • うい
    ui
  • ke
  • ふか
    fuka
Written with 5 strokes
Taught in grade 2
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 929 results)

noun, no-adjective
foreign country
Other readings:
外国【そとぐに】[1]
Notes:
  1. out-dated or obsolete kana usage

noun
foreigner, foreign citizen, foreign national, alien, non-Japanese
See also:内国人

noun
1.
outside, exterior
2.
the open (air)
3.
other place, somewhere else, outside one's group (family, company, etc.)
See also:うち (antonym)
Other readings:
【と】[1]
Notes:
  1. out-dated or obsolete kana usage

noun, no-adjective
1.
other (place, thing, person), the rest
2.
outside, beyond(usually kana)(esp. 外)
adverbial noun
3.
nothing except, nothing but, nothing apart from, nothing aside from, no choice (but to)(usually kana)(as 〜ほか〜ない, usu. after より or the dictionary form of a verb)
See also:ほかない
4.
besides..., in addition to...(often as ほかに)
Other readings:
【ほか】

noun
suburb, residential area on the outskirt of a city, commuter belt

adverbial noun
with the exception of, excepting

noun, no-adjective
foreign, abroad, overseas

noun
1.
diplomacy
2.
selling (e.g. door-to-door), canvassing

na-adjective, to-adverb, noun
unexpected, surprising

noun, auxillary suru verb
going out, outing, leaving (one's home, office, etc.)
Other readings:
外出【そとで】[1]
Notes:
  1. out-dated or obsolete kana usage
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 1650 results)

わた
がい
以外
いそ
忙しい
Everybody is busy except me

みず
がい
以外
なに
何も
Nothing is to be seen but water

みず
がい
以外
なに
何も
Nothing was to be seen but water

がいしゅ
外出
No, I went out

No, I didn't go out

あおぞら
青空
がい
以外
なに
何も
Nothing was to be seen but the blue sky

When I first met him, I was taken aback by his unexpected question

こんばん
今晩
がいしょ
外食
Let's eat out tonight

てん
天気
がいしゅ
外出
そうぞう
想像
I cannot fancy going out in this weather

Though it was very cold, I went out

I ate nothing but bread and butter

When the telephone rang, I was just going out

かれ
にちよう
日曜日
がい
以外
まいにち
毎日
はた
働きます
He works every day except Sunday

びょうき
病気の
わた
がいしゅ
外出
Illness prevented me from going out

It happened that I was out then

Let's occasionally change where we go to eat out

It happened that he was out that day

わた
がいこく
外国
がくせい
学生
した
親しく
I made friends with a student from abroad

I will go out when I have finished this work

I'll do anything but that job