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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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

11 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
hang, suspend, depend, arrive at, tax, pour
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1027 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 掛留 【ケイリュウ】 music suspension

Kun reading compounds

  • 掛ける 【かける】 to hang up (e.g. a coat, a picture on the wall), to let hang, to suspend (from), to hoist (e.g. sail), to raise (e.g. flag), to put on (e.g. a blanket), to put on top of, to cover, to lay, to spread, to put on (glasses, etc.), to wear (a necklace, etc.), to make (a call), to spend (time, money), to expend, to use, to pour (liquid) onto, to sprinkle (powder or spices) onto, to splash, to throw (e.g. water) onto, to turn on (an engine, radio, etc.), to set (a dial, an alarm clock, etc.), to put on (a DVD, a song, etc.), to cause (somebody inconvenience, trouble, etc.), to burden (someone), to impose, to multiply (arithmetic operation), to secure (e.g. lock), to take a seat, to sit, to rest (something on something else), to support (something on something else), to bind, to wager, to bet, to risk, to stake, to gamble, to put an effect (spell, anaesthetic, etc.) on, to hold (a play, festival, etc.), to hold an emotion for (pity, hope, etc.), to argue (in court), to deliberate (in a meeting), to present (e.g. idea to a conference, etc.), to increase further, to catch (in a trap, etc.), to set atop, to erect (a makeshift building), to apply (insurance), to pun (on a word), to use (a word) as a pivot word, to play on words, to be partway doing ..., to begin (but not complete) ..., to be about to ..., to address (someone), to direct (something, to someone), to do (something, to someone)
  • 掛け 【かけ】 credit, money owed on an account, bill, hot noodles in broth, proportion (of wholesale price, as tenths of list price), in the midst of, rest, rack, hanger
  • 掛け金 【かけきん】 installment, instalment, premium, bill
  • 打ち掛け 【うちかけ】 women's bridal robe with trailing skirts worn over a kimono, ending play for the day, leaving a game unfinished (esp. Go)
  • 足掛け 【あしかけ】 leg trip (in sumo, judo, etc.), foothold, pedal, indicates a consecutive period of time incl. incomplete days, etc. at the ends
  • 掛かる 【かかる】 to take (a resource, e.g. time or money), to hang, to come into view, to arrive, to come under (a contract, a tax), to start (engines, motors), to attend, to deal with, to handle, to have started to, to be on the verge of, to overlap (e.g. information in a manual), to cover, to (come) at, to be fastened, to be covered (e.g. with dust, a table-cloth, etc.), to be caught in, to get a call, to depend on
  • 掛かり 【かかり】 starting, engaging, expenses, costs, attack (esp. a corner approach in the game of go), barb, charge, duty, person in charge, official, clerk
  • 係長 【かかりちょう】 subsection head, assistant manager, chief clerk
  • 掛かり 【かかり】 starting, engaging, expenses, costs, attack (esp. a corner approach in the game of go), barb, charge, duty, person in charge, official, clerk
  • 係長 【かかりちょう】 subsection head, assistant manager, chief clerk

Readings

Japanese names:
かけ
Chinese:
gua4
Korean:
gwae

Spanish

  • colgar
  • suspender
  • enganchar
  • depender

Portuguese

  • pendurar
  • suspender
  • depender
  • chegar
  • imposto

French

  • accrocher
  • suspendre
  • dépendre
  • arriver à
  • taxe
  • verser
1083 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1183 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1952 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1143 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1362 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1321 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1464 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1559 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1477 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
896 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
596 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
361 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
449 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
681 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12267 Morohashi
493 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2214 New Nelson (John Haig)
674 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
727 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1436 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1354 2001 Kanji
3c8.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
5300.0 Four corner code
19-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
639b Unicode hex code