Last modified on 3 June 2014, at 23:35

島外人

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
しま
Grade: 3
がい
Grade: 2
じん
Grade: 1
Kanji in this term
とう
Grade: 3
がい
Grade: 2
じん
Grade: 1

Etymology 1Edit

Blend of 島人 (shimanchu, islander, Okinawan) and 外人 (gaijin, foreigner).

NounEdit

島外人 (hiragana しまがいじん, romaji shimagaijin)

  1. (colloquial) island foreigner; A person who is not of Japanese descent but lives in Okinawa, Japan as a preference and who has adjusted to the customs of the Okinawan people and lifestyle.

Etymology 2Edit

From 島外 (tōgai, outside of island) +‎ (jin, man).

NounEdit

島外人 (hiragana とうがいじん, romaji tōgaijin)

  1. a stranger or visitor to the island