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外 wài: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 2

外 (wài) English Meaning

  • outside
  • in addition
  • foreign
  • external

Traditional Character:  

外 forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

Sample Sentences

  • 外面的高温真让人难以忍受。
    Wàimiàn de gāowēn zhēn ràng rén nányǐ rěnshòu.
    The heat outside is unbearable.
  • 选举的详情将贴在市政厅外。
    Xuǎnjǔ de xiángqíng jiāng tiē zài shìzhèng tīng wài.
    Details of the election will be posted outside the town hall.
  • 我是被外面的交通噪音唤醒的。
    Wǒ shì bèi wàimiàn de jiāotōng zàoyīn huànxǐng de.
    I was woken up by the noise of the traffic outside.
  • 如果你要开快车,请用外车道。
    Rúguǒ nǐ yào kāi kuàichē, qǐng yòng wài chēdào.
    If you want to drive fast, use the outside lane.
  • 我们可能得请教外面的谘询公司。
    Wǒmen kěnéng dé qǐngjiào wàimiàn de zī xún gōngsī.
    We may have to use an outside consultant firm.

Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 2 wai

另 (lìng): other; another; separate; separately

  •  (xī): evening
  •  (bo): divination

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 外

HSK 2 Word List

  • 外(wài):  outside; in addition; foreign; external

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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