PopularJLPT-5

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  • そと soto
  • obsolete reading
    to

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  • noun
    outside, exterior
    • open air
      • other place

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        • 5 strokes

          outside

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        • Japanese sentence

          うちはうち、そとはそと。 

          Sentence analysis
          English translation

          Our house, our rules.

        • Japanese sentence

          いつもと変えてたまに外で食事しよう。 

          Sentence analysis
          English translation

          Let's occasionally change where we go to eat out.

        • Japanese sentence

          あるものの意味がわかるためには、そのものの外に出て、離れたところからそれを経験することができなければならない。 

          Sentence analysis
          English translation

          You have to be outside something, able to experience it from a distance, before it makes sense.

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        • ほか hoka

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        • nounnoun taking the genitive case particle の
          other (place, thing, person), the rest
          • usually written using kana alone
            outside, beyond
              • esp. 外
            • usually written using kana aloneadverbial noun
              nothing except, nothing but, nothing apart from, nothing aside from, no choice (but to)
              • see also: 
              • as 〜ほか〜ない, usu. after より or the dictionary form of a verb
            • besides..., in addition to...
                • often as ほかに

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              • 5 strokes

                outside

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              • Japanese sentence

                ほかの人は私のやっていることが出来ないだろう。 

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                English translation

                I don't think anyone else could do my job.

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              • がい gai

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              • suffix
                outside of, not covered by
                • antonym: 

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              • 5 strokes

                outside

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                それは私の研究外のことです。 

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                English translation

                It is outside my area of study.

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              • よそ yoso

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              • usually written using kana alonenounnoun taking the genitive case particle の
                another place, somewhere else, strange parts
                • see also: 
              • usually written using kana alonenoun
                outside (one's family or group), those people
                • antonym: 
              • usually written using kana alone
                unrelated matter
                • see also: 
                • often as 〜をよそに, 〜をよそにして, etc.

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              • 5 strokes

                outside

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              • Japanese sentence

                ここの人たちはよそから来た人をみな嫌う。 

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                English translation

                These people hate all foreigners.