1. other (place, thing, person); the rest
2. outside; beyondUsually written using kana alone, esp. 外
3. nothing except; nothing but; nothing apart from; nothing aside from; no choice (but to)Usually written using kana alone, See also ほかない, as 〜ほか〜ない, usu. after より or the dictionary form of a verb
4. besides...; in addition to...often as ほかに
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