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

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AdjectiveEdit

意外

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

NounEdit

意外

  1. accident; mishap

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
がい
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Adjectival nounEdit

意外 (-na inflection, hiragana いがい, rōmaji 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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NounEdit

意外 (hiragana いがい, rōmaji igai)

  1. unexpectedness

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

意外 (uioe) (hangeul 의외)

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