Learn JLPT N5 Kanji

Meaning of 外

outside

Onyomi

ガイ、 ゲ
gai, ge

Kunyomi

そと、 ほか、 はず(す)、 と-
soto, hoka, hazu-, to-

Learn Japanese kanji: 【 ガイ、 ゲ / そと、 ほか、 はずす、 はずれる、 と- 】

Meaning: outside.

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How to write 外 - stroke order:

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Stroke Count: 5

- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese kana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

おおくのがいこくじんがとうきょうにきます。
ooku no gaikokujin ga toukyo ni kimasu.
Lots of foreigners come to Tokyo.
Example #2

こどもたちはそとにあそびにいった。
kodomotachi wa soto ni asobi ni itta.
The children went out to play.
Example #3

かいがいりょこうしてみたい。
kaigai ryokou shite mitai.
I want to try traveling abroad.
Example #4

しつがいのしごとがすき。
shitsugai no shigoto ga suki.
I like working outside.
Example #5

ドアのカギをはずしてください。
doa no kagi wo hazushite kudasai.
Please unlock the door.
Example #6

かれはにほんごいがいはなせない。
kare wa nihongo igai hanasenai.
He cannot speak a language other than Japanese.
Example #7

ごごからがいしゅつのよていです。
gogo kara gaishutsu no yotei desu.
I plan to go out from the afternoon.
Example #8

いままでかいがいにいったことありますか?
ima made kaigai ni itta koto arimasu ka?
Have you ever been abroad?
Example #9

ぼうりょくはんざいはこうがいにもひろがった。
bouryoku hanzai wa kougai ni mo hirogatta.
Violent crime spread into the suburbs.
Example #10

そのえいがはいがいによかったです。
sono eiga wa igai ni yokatta desu.
That movie was unexpectedly good.
Example #11

かれはあかるくてがいこうてきでした。
kare wa akarukute gaikouteki deshita.
He was cheerful and diplomatic.
Example #12

さいきん、てんきよほうがはずれる。
saikin, tenki yohou ga hazureru.
Recently, the weather reports have been off.

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