意外

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Chinese[edit]

 
idea; meaning; wish; desire; (abbr.) Italy
 
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

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
がい
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

意外 ‎(-na inflection, hiragana いがい, romaji igai)

  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 ‎(hiragana いがい, romaji igai)

  1. unexpectedness

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

意外 ‎(uioe) ‎(hangeul 의외)

  1. Hanja form? of 의외, “unexpected, surprising”.