意外

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Chinese[edit]

 
idea; meaning; wish
idea; meaning; wish; desire; (abbr.) Italy
 
outside; in addition; foreign
outside; in addition; foreign; external
simp. and trad.
(意外)
Literally: “beyond anticipations”.

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Adjective[edit]

意外

  1. unexpected; unforeseen; surprising
    意外事件  ―  yìwài shìjiàn  ―  unexpected mishap

Noun[edit]

意外

  1. accident; mishap; slip-up; mistake
    防止意外  ―  fángzhǐ yìwài  ―  to prevent accidents

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
がい
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

意外(いがい) (igai-na (adnominal 意外(いがい) (igai na), adverbial 意外(いがい) (igai ni))

  1. surprising, unexpected
    意外(いがい)だね。
    Igai da ne.
    You don't say.
    (きみ)にここで()うのは(まった)意外(いがい)だ。
    Kimi ni koko de au no wa mattaku igai da.
    It's really unexpected to meet you here.

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Noun[edit]

意外(いがい) (igai

  1. unexpectedness

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

意外 (uioe) (hangeul 의외)

  1. Hanja form? of 의외 (unexpected, surprising).