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

Speed

Stroke order

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

16 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
wall, lining (stomach), fence
Kun:
かべ
On:
ヘキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1037 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 壁 【カベ】 wall, partition, barrier, obstacle, Chinese "Wall" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 壁画 【ヘキガ】 fresco, mural, wall painting
  • 隔壁 【カクヘキ】 barrier wall, bulkhead, partition, septum, diaphragm
  • 内壁 【ナイヘキ】 inner wall

Kun reading compounds

  • 壁 【かべ】 wall, partition, barrier, obstacle, Chinese "Wall" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 壁掛け 【かべかけ】 wall-mounted ornament, wall decoration, wall hanging, wall-mounted
  • 白壁 【しらかべ】 white plaster wall, tofu, bean curd
  • 厚い壁 【あついかべ】 hard-to-overcome obstacle, high hurdle, thick wall

Readings

Chinese:
bi4
Korean:
byeog

Spanish

  • muro
  • pared

Portuguese

  • parede
  • forro
  • cerca

French

  • mur
  • paroi (estomac)
  • barrière
1780 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1064 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1148 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1369 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
442 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2585 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1489 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1587 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1029 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
366 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3601 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1849 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2515 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1514 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5516 Morohashi
2895 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1103 New Nelson (John Haig)
1500 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1616 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1826 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3772 2001 Kanji
3b13.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-13-3 SKIP code
7010.4 Four corner code
42-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
58c1 Unicode hex code