Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
exist, outskirts, suburbs, located in
Kun:
あ.る
On:
ザイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
211 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 在 【ザイ】 country, countryside, outskirts, suburbs, situated in, resident in
  • 在外 【ザイガイ】 overseas, abroad
  • 顕在 【ケンザイ】 being actual (as opposed to hidden or latent), being apparent, being obvious, being tangible, being revealed
  • 介在 【カイザイ】 exiting (between), interposition, intervention, involvement

Kun reading compounds

  • 有る 【ある】 to be, to exist, to live, to have, to be located, to be equipped with, to happen, to come about
  • 在るが儘 【あるがまま】 in truth, as it is, as you are, in practice

Readings

Japanese names:
あり
Chinese:
zai4
Korean:
jae

Spanish

  • existir
  • pueblo natal
  • alrededores
  • ser

Portuguese

  • existir
  • arredores
  • subúrbios
  • localizados em

French

  • exister
  • banlieue
  • situé à
613 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
711 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
684 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
243 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1055 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
258 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
427 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
314 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
268 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
268 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
588 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
349 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3704 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1896 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2577 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
692 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4881 Morohashi
2984 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
975 New Nelson (John Haig)
685 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
740 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
182 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
659 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1472 2001 Kanji
3b3.8 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-4 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
4021.4 Four corner code
26-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5728 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
evening, sunset
Parts:
outside
Kun:
そとほかはず.すはず.れると-
On:
ガイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
81 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 外 【ガイ】 outside of, not covered by
  • 外圧 【ガイアツ】 external pressure, outside pressure, foreign pressure
  • 渉外 【ショウガイ】 public relations, client liaison, client relations
  • 在外 【ザイガイ】 overseas, abroad
  • 外科 【ゲカ】 surgery, department of surgery (hospital, etc.)
  • 外科医 【ゲカイ】 surgeon

Kun reading compounds

  • 外 【そと】 outside, exterior, open air, other place
  • 外壁 【がいへき】 outer wall
  • 大外 【おおそと】 far out wide (horse racing), far outside
  • 家の外 【いえのそと】 outside the house
  • 他 【ほか】 other (place, thing, person), the rest, outside, beyond, nothing except, nothing but, nothing apart from, nothing aside from, no choice (but to), besides..., in addition to...
  • 外人 【がいじん】 foreigner (esp. one of European ancestry), gaijin, outsider
  • この外 【このほか】 besides, moreover, in addition
  • 思いのほか 【おもいのほか】 unexpectedly, surprisingly, unexpected
  • 外す 【はずす】 to remove, to take off, to detach, to unfasten, to undo, to drop (e.g. from a team), to remove (from a position), to exclude, to expel, to leave (e.g. one's seat), to go away from, to step out, to slip away, to dodge (a question, blow, etc.), to evade, to sidestep, to avoid (e.g. peak season), to miss (a target, chance, punch, etc.)
  • 外れる 【はずれる】 to be disconnected, to get out of place, to be off, to be out (e.g. of gear), to miss the mark, to get it wrong (e.g. guess, expectation), to draw a blank (e.g. lottery), to be removed, to be excluded, to be contrary to, to go against

Readings

Japanese names:
うい、 け、 ふか
Chinese:
wai4
Korean:
oe

Spanish

  • fuera
  • exterior
  • otro
  • desatar
  • estar desatado
  • estar desconectado

Portuguese

  • Exterior

French

  • extérieur
56 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
96 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
91 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
120 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1168 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
42 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
38 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
139 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
83 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
83 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
150 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
404 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
215 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
135 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
163 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
112 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5750 Morohashi
186 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1125 New Nelson (John Haig)
111 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
116 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
69 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
105 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2554 2001 Kanji
2m3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-2 SKIP code
2320.0 Four corner code
19-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5916 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
eight
Parts:
public, prince, official, governmental
Kun:
おおやけ
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
118 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 公 【コウ】 public matter, governmental matter, prince, duke, lord, sir, familiar or derogatory suffix
  • 公安 【コウアン】 public safety, public welfare
  • 王侯 【オウコウ】 king and princes, noble rank
  • 大公 【タイコウ】 archduke
  • 公家 【クゲ】 court noble, nobility, Imperial Court
  • 公廨 【クガイ】 government office
  • 夙 【シュク】 outcasts common around the Kyoto region from the Kamakura period to the Edo period

Kun reading compounds

  • 公 【おおやけ】 official, governmental, formal, public (use, matter, forum, etc.), common, being public knowledge, being out in the open, exposure to public view
  • 公所 【おおやけどころ】 imperial court, government office, imperial land, government land

Readings

Japanese names:
あきら、 き、 きみ、 きん、 たか、 ただし、 とも、 ひろ、 まさ
Chinese:
gong1
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • público
  • imparcial
  • oficial

Portuguese

  • público
  • príncipe
  • oficial
  • governamental

French

  • public
  • prince
  • officiel
  • gouvernemental
210 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
126 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
277 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
122 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
579 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
219 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
341 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
156 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
126 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
126 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
323 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
152 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2468 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1249 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1715 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
792 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1452 Morohashi
1974 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
372 New Nelson (John Haig)
784 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
847 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
212 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
92 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2071 2001 Kanji
2o2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
8073.0 Four corner code
8073.2 Four corner code
24-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
516c Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
eat, food 食 (飠)
Parts:
Variants:
building, mansion, large building, palace
Kun:
やかたたて
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
613 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 館 【カン】 house, hall, building
  • 館長 【カンチョウ】 superintendent, director, curator, chief librarian
  • 在外公館 【ザイガイコウカン】 diplomatic mission, overseas diplomatic establishment
  • 公館 【コウカン】 official residence

Kun reading compounds

  • 館 【やかた】 mansion, palace, manor house, castle, nobleman, noblewoman, dignitary, cabin (on a boat, carriage, etc.)
  • 夏館 【なつやかた】 villa arranged appropriately for summer, mansion arranged appropriately for summer
  • 館 【やかた】 mansion, palace, manor house, castle, nobleman, noblewoman, dignitary, cabin (on a boat, carriage, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
たち
Chinese:
guan3
Korean:
gwan

Spanish

  • edificio
  • mansión

Portuguese

  • edifício
  • mansão
  • edifício grande
  • palácio

French

  • bâtiment
  • grand bâtiment
  • résidence
  • palais
366 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
266 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
247 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
319 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5174 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
319 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
280 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2761 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
327 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
327 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
330 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1909 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1150 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1562 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1490 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44237P Morohashi
1748 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6701 New Nelson (John Haig)
1478 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1589 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
436 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2877 2001 Kanji
8b8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-8 SKIP code
8377.7 Four corner code
20-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9928 Unicode hex code