Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
bolt of cloth 疋 (⺪)
Parts:
Variants:
alienate, rough, neglect, shun, sparse, penetrate
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1572 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 疎 【ソ】 sparse, distant (of a relationship), estranged, alienated
  • 疎開 【ソカイ】 dispersal, evacuation, removal, spreading out (troops), deployment
  • 過疎 【カソ】 depopulation
  • 空疎 【クウソ】 empty (e.g. argument), insubstantial, hollow, fruitless

Kun reading compounds

  • 疎い 【うとい】 distant, estranged, disinterested, poorly informed, unfamiliar, ignorant
  • 疎む 【うとむ】 to shun, to avoid, to ostracize, to neglect, to distance oneself from, to give the hard shoulder
  • 疎ら 【まばら】 sparse, thin, scattered, straggling, sporadic

Readings

Chinese:
shu1
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • descuidar
  • desatender
  • rehuir
  • desinteresado
  • descuidado

Portuguese

  • desviar
  • rude
  • negligenciar
  • evitar
  • esparso

French

  • négligence
  • ignorer
  • aliéner
  • éviter
  • grossier
  • clairsemé
  • épars
1509 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1786 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3021 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1601 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1542 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1514 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1615 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1826 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1346 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1512 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
799 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1091 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1684 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22002 Morohashi
1178 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3776 New Nelson (John Haig)
1668 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1797 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1568 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3564 2001 Kanji
0a11.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-7 SKIP code
1-4-7 SKIP code
1519.6 Four corner code
33-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
758e 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