Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
gulf, bay, inlet
Kun:
いりえ
On:
ワン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
545 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 湾 【ワン】 bay, gulf, inlet
  • 湾岸 【ワンガン】 gulf coast, bay coast
  • メキシコ湾 【メキシコワン】 Gulf of Mexico
  • 内湾 【ナイワン】 enclosed bay, inlet, deep bay, basin

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wan1
Korean:
man

Spanish

  • golfo
  • bahía
  • ensenada
  • cala

Portuguese

  • golfo
  • baía
  • pequena enseada

French

  • golfe
  • baie
  • crique
1944 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1028 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2627 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1136 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
701 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1849 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
670 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
681 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
910 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1228 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
748 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
447 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
562 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1765 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17920 Morohashi
613 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3239 New Nelson (John Haig)
1749 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1886 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1562 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
352 2001 Kanji
3a9.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
3012.7 Four corner code
1-47-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6e7e 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

Speed

Stroke order

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