ChineseEdit

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

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

意外

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

NounEdit

意外

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

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
がい
Grade: 2
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

()(がい) (igai-na (adnominal ()(がい) (igai na), adverbial ()(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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NounEdit

()(がい) (igai

  1. unexpectedness

ReferencesEdit

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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

意外 (uioe) (hangeul 의외)

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