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
  • 外国 【ガイコク】 foreign country
  • 除外 【ジョガイ】 exception, exclusion
  • 域外 【イキガイ】 outside the area
  • 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, the open (air), other place, somewhere else, outside one's group (family, company, etc.)
  • 外国 【がいこく】 foreign country
  • 大外 【おおそと】 far out wide, far outside
  • 家の外 【いえのそと】 outside the house
  • 他 【ほか】 other (place, thing, person), the rest, et al., 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
  • 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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-19-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5916 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
clothes 衣 (衤)
Parts:
garment, clothes, dressing
Kun:
ころもきぬ-ぎ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1214 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 衣 【キヌ】 clothing, garment, dress
  • 衣服 【イフク】 clothes
  • 白衣 【ハクイ】 white clothes, white robe, white gown (worn by doctors, chemists, etc.), commoner without rank (in ancient China), layperson
  • 着衣 【チャクイ】 clothes (that one is wearing), wearing clothes
  • 衣鉢 【イハツ】 mysteries of one's master's art, robes and a bowl (monk's key possessions auctioned off at his funeral), transmission of the dharma from master to disciple (in Zen)
  • 衣紋 【エモン】 dress, clothes, drapery
  • 白衣 【ハクイ】 white clothes, white robe, white gown (worn by doctors, chemists, etc.), commoner without rank (in ancient China), layperson
  • 衣替え 【コロモガエ】 seasonal change of clothing, changing one's dress for the season, renovation, facelift, redesign, redecoration, new appearance, fresh look

Kun reading compounds

  • 衣 【ころも】 clothes, garment, gown, robe, coating (e.g. glaze, batter, icing)
  • 衣替え 【ころもがえ】 seasonal change of clothing, changing one's dress for the season, renovation, facelift, redesign, redecoration, new appearance, fresh look
  • 砂糖の衣 【さとうのころも】 frosting (e.g. on a cake), icing
  • 紅葉の衣 【もみじのころも】 comparing beautiful autumn leaves to a garment
  • 衣 【きぬ】 clothing, garment, dress
  • 如月 【きさらぎ】 second month of the lunar calendar
  • 白衣 【はくい】 white clothes, white robe, white gown (worn by doctors, chemists, etc.), commoner without rank (in ancient China), layperson

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi1, yi4
Korean:
eui

Spanish

  • prenda
  • ropas
  • vestidos

Portuguese

  • vestuário
  • roupas
  • vestindo

French

  • vêtement
  • habillement
341 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
444 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
420 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1019 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4214 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
605 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
878 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
520 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
677 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
690 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
889 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1619 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2506 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1270 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1736 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
403 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34091 Morohashi
2013 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5420 New Nelson (John Haig)
396 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
423 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
461 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
465 2001 Kanji
5e0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
3-4-2 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
0073.2 Four corner code
1-16-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8863 Unicode hex code