Jisho

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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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On reading compounds

  • 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

11 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
ditch, moat, canal
Kun:
ほり
On:
クツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1285 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Kun reading compounds

  • 堀 【ほり】 moat, fosse, canal, ditch
  • 堀江 【ほりえ】 canal
  • 穴堀り 【あなほり】 excavation, digging

Readings

Japanese names:
ほっ
Chinese:
ku1, jue2
Korean:
gul

Spanish

  • zanja
  • foso
  • canal

Portuguese

  • trincheira
  • fosso
  • canal

French

  • canal
  • fossé
  • douves
1824 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
941 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1095 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1837 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1154 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1847 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1804 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1942 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1260 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
378 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
561 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
342 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
423 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1071 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5205 Morohashi
467 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1036 New Nelson (John Haig)
1062 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1142 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1417 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1476 2001 Kanji
3b8.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
4717.2 Four corner code
43-57 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5800 Unicode hex code