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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 36 +2, 5 strokes, cangjie input 弓戈卜 (NIY), four-corner 23200, composition)

  1. out, outside, external
  2. foreign

Antonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 246, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5750
  • Dae Jaweon: page 487, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 860, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+5916

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping ngoi6, oi6, Yale ngoi6, oi6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. outside
  2. foreign
  3. other
  4. except

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ほか, romaji hoka)

  1. other (things); the rest

Noun[edit]

(hiragana そと, romaji soto)

  1. (the) outside

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana がい, romaji -gai)

  1. outside of; except for

Compounds[edit]

Antonyms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(oe)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: oe, McCune-Reischauer: oe, Yale: oy)
  • Name (hangeul): 바깥 (revised: bakkat, McCune-Reischauer: pakkat, Yale: pakkath)

Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin wài (wai4), wǎn (wan3), Wade-Giles wai4, wan3)

Adjective[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin wài)

  1. external, outside
  2. foreign
  3. relatives of one's mother, sister or daughter
    外婆 maternal grandmother, 外孙 daughter's son, 外祖父 maternal grandfather

Compounds[edit]


Min Nan[edit]

Han character[edit]

(gōa)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ngoại), ngoái, ngoải, ngoài, nguậy)

Compounds[edit]

Readings[edit]

  • Nôm: ngoái, ngoài, ngoại, ngòi, ngồi

References[edit]

  • Thiều Chửu : Hán Việt Tự Điển Hà Nội 1942
  • Trần Văn Chánh: Từ Điển Hán Việt NXB Trẻ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999
  • Vũ Văn Kính: Đại Tự Điển Chữ Nôm , NXB Văn Nghệ, Ho Chi Minh Ville