outside; in addition; foreign; external

strokes 5
strokes after radical 2
保外就医 保外就醫 bao3 wai4 jiu4 yi1
to release for medical treatment (of a prisoner)

北二外 北二外 bei3 er4 wai4
abbr. for 北京第二外國語學院|北京第二外国语学院

北京第二外国语学院 北京第二外國語學院 bei3 jing1 di4 er4 wai4 guo2 yu3 xue2 yuan4
Beijing International Studies University (BISU)

北京外国语大学 北京外國語大學 bei3 jing1 wai4 guo2 yu3 da4 xue2
Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU)

北外 北外 bei3 wai4
abbr. for 北京外國語大學|北京外国语大学

表面外膜 表面外膜 biao3 mian4 wai4 mo2
surface coat

不外 不外 bu4 wai4
not beyond the scope of; nothing more than

不外乎 不外乎 bu4 wai4 hu1
nothing else but

不外露 不外露 bu4 wai4 lu4
not exposed; concealed from view

不足为外人道 不足為外人道 bu4 zu2 wei2 wai4 ren2 dao4
no use to tell others; let's keep this between ourselves (idiom)

才外流 才外流 cai2 wai4 liu2
brain drain

舱外活动 艙外活動 cang1 wai4 huo2 dong4
extravehicular activity (outside space vehicle); EVA

场外应急 場外應急 chang3 wai4 ying4 ji2
general emergency (or "off-site emergency") (nuclear facility emergency classification)

城外 城外 cheng2 wai4
outside of a city

吃里爬外 吃裡爬外 chi1 li3 pa2 wai4
to work against the interests of sb one derives support from; to double-cross one's employer; to bite the hand that feeds you

崇洋媚外 崇洋媚外 chong2 yang2 mei4 wai4
to revere everything foreign and pander to overseas powers (idiom); blind worship of foreign goods and ideas

仇人相见,分外眼红 仇人相見,分外眼紅 chou2 ren2 xiang1 jian4 - fen4 wai4 yan3 hong2
when the enemies come face to face, their eyes blaze with hatred (idiom)

仇外 仇外 chou2 wai4
to feel animosity toward foreigners or outsiders; xenophobia

仇外心理 仇外心理 chou2 wai4 xin1 li3

出乎意外 出乎意外 chu1 hu1 yi4 wai4
beyond expectation (idiom); unexpected

出人意外 出人意外 chu1 ren2 yi4 wai4
turned out other than expected (idiom); unexpected

出外 出外 chu1 wai4
to go out; to leave for another place

除此之外 除此之外 chu2 ci3 zhi1 wai4
apart from this; in addition to this

除外 除外 chu2 wai4
to exclude; not including sth (when counting or listing); except for

川外 川外 chuan1 wai4
abbr. for 四川外國語大學|四川外国语大学

此外 此外 ci3 wai4
besides; in addition; moreover; furthermore

从里到外 從裡到外 cong2 li3 dao4 wai4
from the inside to the outside; through and through; thoroughly

大连外国语大学 大連外國語大學 da4 lian2 wai4 guo2 yu3 da4 xue2
Dalian University of Foreign Languages

大外 大外 da4 wai4
abbr. for 大連外國語大學|大连外国语大学

党外人士 黨外人士 dang3 wai4 ren2 shi4
non-party members

道外 道外 dao4 wai4
Daowai district of Harbin 哈爾濱|哈尔滨 in Heilongjiang

道外区 道外區 dao4 wai4 qu1
Daowai district of Harbin 哈爾濱|哈尔滨 in Heilongjiang

度外 度外 du4 wai4
outside the sphere of one's consideration

对外 對外 dui4 wai4
external; foreign; pertaining to external or foreign (affairs)

对外关系 對外關係 dui4 wai4 guan1 xi4
foreign relations

对外经济贸易大学 對外經濟貿易大學 dui4 wai4 jing1 ji4 mao4 yi4 da4 xue2
University of International Business and Economics

对外联络部 對外聯絡部 dui4 wai4 lian2 luo4 bu4
CPC central committee's external affairs department (i.e. Chinese communist party's foreign office)

对外贸易 對外貿易 dui4 wai4 mao4 yi4
foreign trade

对外贸易经济合作部 對外貿易經濟合作部 dui4 wai4 mao4 yi4 jing1 ji4 he2 zuo4 bu4
Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation (MOFTEC)

对外政策 對外政策 dui4 wai4 zheng4 ce4
foreign policy

额外 額外 e2 wai4
extra; added; additional

额外补贴 額外補貼 e2 wai4 bu3 tie1
to give an extra subsidy, or bonus etc; bonus; perquisite

额外性 額外性 e2 wai4 xing4
additionality (economics)

法外 法外 fa3 wai4
outside the law; beyond the law; extrajudicial

蜚声海外 蜚聲海外 fei1 sheng1 hai3 wai4
famous at home and abroad

肥水不流外人田 肥水不流外人田 fei2 shui3 bu4 liu2 wai4 ren2 tian2
lit. don't let one's own fertile water flow into others' field; fig. keep the goodies within the family (proverb)

分外 分外 fen4 wai4
exceptionally; not one's responsibility or job

负外部性 負外部性 fu4 wai4 bu4 xing4
negative influence, effect that people's doings or behavior have on others (society)

付之度外 付之度外 fu4 zhi1 du4 wai4
to think nothing of doing sth (idiom); to do sth without considering the risks; to leave out of consideration

胳膊肘朝外拐 胳膊肘朝外拐 ge1 bo5 zhou3 chao2 wai4 guai3
the elbow turns the wrong way; to favor an outsider instead of someone on one's own side (idiom)

格外 格外 ge2 wai4
especially; particularly

古今中外 古今中外 gu3 jin1 zhong1 wai4
at all times and in all places (idiom)

广东外语外贸大学 廣東外語外貿大學 guang3 dong1 wai4 yu3 wai4 mao4 da4 xue2
Guangdong University of Foreign Studies

广外 廣外 guang3 wai4
abbr. for 廣東外語外貿大學|广东外语外贸大学

国际外交 國際外交 guo2 ji4 wai4 jiao1
foreign policy

国家外汇管理局 國家外匯管理局 guo2 jia1 wai4 hui4 guan3 li3 ju2
State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE)

国内外 國內外 guo2 nei4 wai4
domestic and international; at home and abroad

国外 國外 guo2 wai4
abroad; external (affairs); overseas; foreign

国外内 國外內 guo2 wai4 nei4
international and domestic

国外市场 國外市場 guo2 wai4 shi4 chang3
foreign market

海内外 海內外 hai3 nei4 wai4
domestic and international; at home and abroad

海外 海外 hai3 wai4
overseas; abroad

海外版 海外版 hai3 wai4 ban3
foreign edition (of a newspaper)

海外赤子 海外赤子 hai3 wai4 chi4 zi3
patriotic overseas compatriot

海外华人 海外華人 hai3 wai4 hua2 ren2
overseas Chinese

号外 號外 hao4 wai4
(newspaper) extra; special number (of a periodical)

河外星系 河外星系 he2 wai4 xing1 xi4
extragalactic star system; galaxy (not including our Galaxy)

河外星云 河外星雲 he2 wai4 xing1 yun2
extragalactic nebula

红外 紅外 hong2 wai4
infrared (ray)

红外光谱 紅外光譜 hong2 wai4 guang1 pu3
infrared spectrum

红外线 紅外線 hong2 wai4 xian4
infrared ray

红外线导引飞弹 紅外線導引飛彈 hong2 wai4 xian4 dao3 yin3 fei1 dan4
infrared guided missile

户外 戶外 hu4 wai4

化外 化外 hua4 wai4
(old) outside the sphere of civilization

画外音 畫外音 hua4 wai4 yin1
voice-over; background narration

婚外 婚外 hun1 wai4

婚外恋 婚外戀 hun1 wai4 lian4
see 婚外情

婚外情 婚外情 hun1 wai4 qing2
extramarital affair

家丑不可外传 家醜不可外傳 jia1 chou3 bu4 ke3 wai4 chuan2
lit. family shames must not be spread abroad (idiom); fig. don't wash your dirty linen in public

家丑不可外传,流言切莫轻信 家醜不可外傳,流言切莫輕信 jia1 chou3 bu4 ke3 wai4 chuan2 - liu2 yan2 qie4 mo4 qing1 xin4
Don't spread abroad the shame of the family, don't believe rumors lightly. (idiom); Don't wash your dirty linen in public, don't listen to others' gossip.

家丑不可外扬 家醜不可外揚 jia1 chou3 bu4 ke3 wai4 yang2
lit. family shames must not be spread abroad (idiom); fig. don't wash your dirty linen in public

监外执行 監外執行 jian1 wai4 zhi2 xing2
to serve (a sentence) outside prison (law)

建立正式外交关系 建立正式外交關係 jian4 li4 zheng4 shi4 wai4 jiao1 guan1 xi4
formally establish diplomatic relations

见外 見外 jian4 wai4
to regard sb as an outsider

交通意外 交通意外 jiao1 tong1 yi4 wai4
traffic accident; car crash

郊外 郊外 jiao1 wai4

矫形外科 矯形外科 jiao3 xing2 wai4 ke1
orthopedic surgery

节外生枝 節外生枝 jie2 wai4 sheng1 zhi1
a new branch grows out of a knot (idiom); fig. side issues keep arising

金属外壳 金屬外殼 jin1 shu3 wai4 ke2
metal cover

金玉其外,败絮其中 金玉其外,敗絮其中 jin1 yu4 qi2 wai4 - bai4 xu4 qi2 zhong1
gilded exterior, shabby and ruined on the inside (idiom)

禁止外出 禁止外出 jin4 zhi3 wai4 chu1
to forbid sb to go out; to curfew; to ground (as disciplinary measure)

境内外 境內外 jing4 nei4 wai4
within and without the borders; domestic and foreign; home and abroad

境外 境外 jing4 wai4
outside (a country's) borders

九霄云外 九霄雲外 jiu3 xiao1 yun2 wai4
beyond the topmost clouds (idiom); unimaginably far away

局外 局外 ju2 wai4
outside (a group etc); not connected (with an event etc); external

局外中立 局外中立 ju2 wai4 zhong1 li4

拒之门外 拒之門外 ju4 zhi1 men2 wai4
to lock one's door and refuse to see sb

开外 開外 kai1 wai4
over and above (some amount); beyond (budget)

开外挂 開外掛 kai1 wai4 gua4
see 開掛|开挂

课外 課外 ke4 wai4

课外读物 課外讀物 ke4 wai4 du2 wu4
extracurricular reading material

捞外快 撈外快 lao1 wai4 kuai4
to make extra money

老外 老外 lao3 wai4
(coll.) foreigner (esp. non Asian person); layman; amateur

里出外进 裡出外進 li3 chu1 wai4 jin4
uneven; in disorder; everything sticking out

里勾外连 裡勾外連 li3 gou1 wai4 lian2
to act from inside in coordination with attackers outside; attacked from both inside and out

里里外外 裡裡外外 li3 li3 wai4 wai4
inside and out

里外 裡外 li3 wai4
inside and out; or so

里外里 裡外裡 li3 wai4 li3
all in all; either way

里应外合 裡應外合 li3 ying4 wai4 he2
to coordinate outside and inside offensives (idiom); (fig.) to act together

例外 例外 li4 wai4
exception; to be an exception

例外字 例外字 li4 wai4 zi4

两耳不闻窗外事 兩耳不聞窗外事 liang3 er3 bu4 wen2 chuang1 wai4 shi4
to pay no attention to outside matters

另外 另外 ling4 wai4
additional; in addition; besides; separate; other; moreover; furthermore

马无夜草不肥,人无外快不富 馬無夜草不肥,人無外快不富 ma3 wu2 ye4 cao3 bu4 fei2 - ren2 wu2 wai4 kuai4 bu4 fu4
a horse cannot get fat without an extra ration, a man cannot get rich without an extra income (idiom)

媚外 媚外 mei4 wai4
to fawn on foreigners; to pander to foreign powers

门外 門外 men2 wai4
outside the door

门外汉 門外漢 men2 wai4 han4

拇外翻 拇外翻 mu3 wai4 fan1
bunion; hallux valgus

内行看门道,外行看热闹 內行看門道,外行看熱鬧 nei4 hang2 kan4 men2 dao5 - wai4 hang2 kan4 re4 nao5
while the connoisseur recognizes the artistry, the layman simply enjoys the show

内外 內外 nei4 wai4
inside and outside; domestic and foreign; approximately; about

内外兼修 內外兼修 nei4 wai4 jian1 xiu1
(of a person) beautiful inside and out

内忧外患 內憂外患 nei4 you1 wai4 huan4
internal trouble and outside aggression (idiom); in a mess both domestically and abroad

内忧外困 內憂外困 nei4 you1 wai4 kun4
internal trouble and outside aggression (idiom); in a mess both domestically and abroad

女生外向 女生外向 nv3 sheng1 wai4 xiang4
a woman is born to leave her family (idiom); a woman's heart is with her husband

排外 排外 pai2 wai4
xenophobic; anti-foreigner

皮外伤 皮外傷 pi2 wai4 shang1
superficial wound; a bruise

其外 其外 qi2 wai4
besides; in addition; apart from that

千里之外 千里之外 qian1 li3 zhi1 wai4
thousand miles distant

去国外 去國外 qu4 guo2 wai4
to go abroad

群众外包 群眾外包 qun2 zhong4 wai4 bao1
crowdsourcing; abbr. to 眾包|众包

攘外 攘外 rang3 wai4
to resist foreign aggression

攘外安内 攘外安內 rang3 wai4 an1 nei4
to resist foreign aggression and pacify the interior of the country (idiom)

人才外流 人才外流 ren2 cai2 wai4 liu2
brain drain

人外有人,天外有天 人外有人,天外有天 ren2 wai4 you3 ren2 - tian1 wai4 you3 tian1
in the wider world there are people more talented than oneself (idiom)

儒林外史 儒林外史 ru2 lin2 wai4 shi3
The Scholars, Qing dynasty novel by Wu Jingzi 吳敬梓|吴敬梓, an extended satire on the Imperial Examination system

塞外 塞外 sai4 wai4
beyond the Great Wall

上海外国语大学 上海外國語大學 shang4 hai3 wai4 guo2 yu3 da4 xue2
Shanghai International Studies University (SISU)

上外 上外 shang4 wai4
abbr. for 上海外國語大學|上海外国语大学

涉外 涉外 she4 wai4
concerning foreigners or foreign affairs

身外之物 身外之物 shen1 wai4 zhi1 wu4
mere worldly possessions

神经外科 神經外科 shen2 jing1 wai4 ke1

圣经外传 聖經外傳 sheng4 jing1 wai4 zhuan4
Apocrypha; biography external to the classics

室外 室外 shi4 wai4

世外桃花源 世外桃花源 shi4 wai4 tao2 hua1 yuan2
see 桃花源

世外桃源 世外桃源 shi4 wai4 tao2 yuan2
see 桃花源

说是一回事,而做又是另外一回事 說是一回事,而做又是另外一回事 shuo1 shi4 yi1 hui2 shi4 - er2 zuo4 you4 shi4 ling4 wai4 yi1 hui2 shi4
see 說是一回事,做又是另外一回事|说是一回事,做又是另外一回事

说是一回事,做又是另外一回事 說是一回事,做又是另外一回事 shuo1 shi4 yi1 hui2 shi4 - zuo4 you4 shi4 ling4 wai4 yi1 hui2 shi4
Saying is one thing, doing quite another (idiom)

四川外国语大学 四川外國語大學 si4 chuan1 wai4 guo2 yu3 da4 xue2
Sichuan International Studies University (SISU)

体外 體外 ti3 wai4
outside the body; in vitro

体外受精 體外受精 ti3 wai4 shou4 jing1
in vitro fertilization

天津外国语大学 天津外國語大學 tian1 jin1 wai4 guo2 yu3 da4 xue2
Tianjin Foreign Studies University

天外 天外 tian1 wai4
abbr. for 天津外國語大學|天津外国语大学

天外来客 天外來客 tian1 wai4 lai2 ke4
visitors from outer space

天外有天,人外有人 天外有天,人外有人 tian1 wai4 you3 tian1 - ren2 wai4 you3 ren2
see 人外有人,天外有天

庭外 庭外 ting2 wai4
out-of-court (settlement)

外八字脚 外八字腳 wai4 ba1 zi4 jiao3
splayed feet

外八字腿 外八字腿 wai4 ba1 zi4 tui3
bow legs; bandy legs

外办 外辦 wai4 ban4
foreign affairs office

外邦人 外邦人 wai4 bang1 ren2

外包 外包 wai4 bao1

外币 外幣 wai4 bi4
foreign currency

外边 外邊 wai4 bian5
outside; outer surface; abroad; place other than one's home

外边儿 外邊兒 wai4 bian5 er5
erhua variant of 外邊|外边

外表 外表 wai4 biao3
external; outside; outward appearance

外宾 外賓 wai4 bin1
foreign guest; international visitor

外埔 外埔 wai4 bu4
Waipu township in Taichung county 臺中縣|台中县, Taiwan

外部 外部 wai4 bu4
external part; external

外部连接 外部連接 wai4 bu4 lian2 jie1
external link

外部链接 外部鏈接 wai4 bu4 lian4 jie1
external link (on website)

外埔乡 外埔鄉 wai4 bu4 xiang1
Waipu township in Taichung county 臺中縣|台中县, Taiwan

外侧 外側 wai4 ce4
outer side

外侧沟 外側溝 wai4 ce4 gou1
lateral sulcus or Sylvian fissure (a main division of the brain)

外侧裂 外側裂 wai4 ce4 lie4
lateral sulcus or Sylvian fissure (a main division of the brain)

外侧裂周区 外側裂周區 wai4 ce4 lie4 zhou1 qu1
perisylvian (the part of the brain surrounding the lateral sulcus or Sylvian fissure), involved in speech

外侧裂周围 外側裂周圍 wai4 ce4 lie4 zhou1 wei2
perisylvian (the part of the brain surrounding the lateral sulcus or Sylvian fissure), involved in speech

外层 外層 wai4 ceng2
outer layer; outer shell

外层空间 外層空間 wai4 ceng2 kong1 jian1
outer space

外插 外插 wai4 cha1
to extrapolate; extrapolation (math.); (computing) to plug in (a peripheral device etc)

外差 外差 wai4 cha1
heterodyne (electronics)

外场 外場 wai4 chang2
outside world; society

外场人 外場人 wai4 chang2 ren2
sophisticated, worldly person; man of the world

外场 外場 wai4 chang3
outer area (of a place that has an inner area); dining area of a restaurant (as opposed to the kitchen); outfield (baseball etc); area outside a venue (e.g. exterior of a stadium); field (maintenance, testing etc); (Chinese opera) the area in front of the

外出 外出 wai4 chu1
to go out; to go away (on a trip etc)

外出访问 外出訪問 wai4 chu1 fang3 wen4
to make an official visit (often abroad)

外传 外傳 wai4 chuan2
to tell others (a secret); to divulge to an outsider; to be rumored

外错角 外錯角 wai4 cuo4 jiao3
outer alternate angles (where one line meets two parallel lines)

外搭程式 外搭程式 wai4 da1 cheng2 shi4
add-on software (Tw)

外带 外帶 wai4 dai4
take-out (fast food); (outer part of) tire; as well; besides; into the bargain; outer zone

外丹 外丹 wai4 dan1
Taoist external alchemy

外地 外地 wai4 di4
parts of the country other than where one is

外地人 外地人 wai4 di4 ren2
stranger; outsider

外典写作 外典寫作 wai4 dian3 xie3 zuo4
apocryphal writings

外电 外電 wai4 dian4
reports from foreign news agencies

外耳 外耳 wai4 er3
outer ear

外耳道 外耳道 wai4 er3 dao4
external auditory meatus; auditory canal, between the outer ear 外耳 and tympanum 鼓膜

外放 外放 wai4 fang4
extroverted; outgoing; to play audio through speakers (rather than through earphones); (old) to appoint to a post outside the capital

外分泌 外分泌 wai4 fen1 mi4
exocrine; external secretion (e.g. saliva)

外分泌腺 外分泌腺 wai4 fen1 mi4 xian4
exocrine gland; gland producing external secretion (e.g. saliva)

外稃 外稃 wai4 fu1
husk; outside shell of grain

外敷 外敷 wai4 fu1
to apply externally

外刚内柔 外剛內柔 wai4 gang1 nei4 rou2
soft on the inside despite one's hard shell; appearing tough on the outside as to mask one's inner vulnerability; also written 內柔外剛|内柔外刚

外高加索 外高加索 wai4 gao1 jia1 suo3
South Caucasus

外公 外公 wai4 gong1
(coll.) mother's father; maternal grandfather

外骨骼 外骨骼 wai4 gu3 ge2
exoskeleton (the carapace of insects, crabs etc)

外挂 外掛 wai4 gua4
attached externally (e.g. fuel tank); plug-in; add-on; special software used to cheat in an online game

外挂程式 外掛程式 wai4 gua4 cheng2 shi4
plug-in (software) (Tw)

外观 外觀 wai4 guan1
exterior appearance; to view sth from the outside; exterior condition

外观设计 外觀設計 wai4 guan1 she4 ji4
look; external appearance; design; overall brand look or logo that can be patented

外郭城 外郭城 wai4 guo1 cheng2
outer city wall

外国 外國 wai4 guo2
foreign (country)

外国公司 外國公司 wai4 guo2 gong1 si1
foreign company

外国话 外國話 wai4 guo2 hua4
foreign languages

外国旅游者 外國旅遊者 wai4 guo2 lv3 you2 zhe3
foreign traveler

外国媒体 外國媒體 wai4 guo2 mei2 ti3
foreign news media

外国人 外國人 wai4 guo2 ren2

外国人居住证明 外國人居住證明 wai4 guo2 ren2 ju1 zhu4 zheng4 ming2
foreigner's certificate of residence

外国投资者 外國投資者 wai4 guo2 tou2 zi1 zhe3
foreign investor

外国语 外國語 wai4 guo2 yu3
foreign language

外国资本 外國資本 wai4 guo2 zi1 ben3
foreign capital

外海 外海 wai4 hai3
offshore; open sea

外行 外行 wai4 hang2
layman; amateur

外号 外號 wai4 hao4

外踝 外踝 wai4 huai2
lateral malleolus

外环线 外環線 wai4 huan2 xian4
outer ring (road or rail line)

外患 外患 wai4 huan4
foreign aggression

外汇 外匯 wai4 hui4
foreign (currency) exchange

外汇储备 外匯儲備 wai4 hui4 chu3 bei4
foreign-exchange reserves

外积 外積 wai4 ji1
exterior product; the cross product of two vectors

外激素 外激素 wai4 ji1 su4

外籍 外籍 wai4 ji2
foreign (i.e. of foreign nationality)

外籍华人 外籍華人 wai4 ji2 hua2 ren2
overseas Chinese; persons of Chinese origin having foreign citizenship

外籍劳工 外籍勞工 wai4 ji2 lao2 gong1
foreign worker

外加 外加 wai4 jia1
in addition; extra

外加附件 外加附件 wai4 jia1 fu4 jian4
add-on (software); plug-in (software)

外加剂 外加劑 wai4 jia1 ji4

外嫁 外嫁 wai4 jia4
(of a woman) to marry a non-local or foreigner

外间 外間 wai4 jian1
outer room; the external world; outside

外交 外交 wai4 jiao1
diplomacy; diplomatic; foreign affairs

外交庇护 外交庇護 wai4 jiao1 bi4 hu4
diplomatic asylum

外交部 外交部 wai4 jiao1 bu4
Ministry of Foreign Affairs; foreign office; Dept. of State

外交部长 外交部長 wai4 jiao1 bu4 zhang3
minister of foreign affairs

外交大臣 外交大臣 wai4 jiao1 da4 chen2
Foreign Secretary; (UK) Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

外交风波 外交風波 wai4 jiao1 feng1 bo1
diplomatic crisis

外交官 外交官 wai4 jiao1 guan1

外交关系 外交關係 wai4 jiao1 guan1 xi4
foreign relations; diplomatic relations

外交关系理事会 外交關係理事會 wai4 jiao1 guan1 xi4 li3 shi4 hui4
Council on Foreign Relations (US policy think tank)

外交豁免权 外交豁免權 wai4 jiao1 huo4 mian3 quan2
diplomatic immunity

外交家 外交家 wai4 jiao1 jia1

外交事务 外交事務 wai4 jiao1 shi4 wu4
foreign affairs

外交手腕 外交手腕 wai4 jiao1 shou3 wan4

外交特权 外交特權 wai4 jiao1 te4 quan2
diplomatic immunity

外交学院 外交學院 wai4 jiao1 xue2 yuan4
China Foreign Affairs University

外交政策 外交政策 wai4 jiao1 zheng4 ce4
foreign policy

外教 外教 wai4 jiao4
foreign teacher (abbr. for 外國教師|外国教师); greenhorn; novice; amateurish; religion other than Buddhism (term used by Buddhists)

外接圆 外接圓 wai4 jie1 yuan2
circumscribed circle (of a polygon)

外界 外界 wai4 jie4
the outside world; external

外径 外徑 wai4 jing4
external diameter (including thickness of the wall)

外科 外科 wai4 ke1
surgery (branch of medicine)

外科手术 外科手術 wai4 ke1 shou3 shu4

外科学 外科學 wai4 ke1 xue2

外科医生 外科醫生 wai4 ke1 yi1 sheng1
surgeon; as opposed to physician 內科醫生|内科医生, who works primarily by administering drugs

外壳 外殼 wai4 ke2
envelope; outer shell; hull; cover; case

外快 外快 wai4 kuai4
extra income

外宽内忌 外寬內忌 wai4 kuan1 nei4 ji4
magnanimous on the outside, but hateful on the inside (idiom)

外来 外來 wai4 lai2
external; foreign; outside

外来成语 外來成語 wai4 lai2 cheng2 yu3
loan idiom

外来词 外來詞 wai4 lai2 ci2

外来货 外來貨 wai4 lai2 huo4
imported product

外来人 外來人 wai4 lai2 ren2

外来投资 外來投資 wai4 lai2 tou2 zi1
foreign investment

外来物种 外來物種 wai4 lai2 wu4 zhong3
an introduced species

外来语 外來語 wai4 lai2 yu3

外劳 外勞 wai4 lao2
abbr. for 外籍勞工|外籍劳工; foreign worker

外力 外力 wai4 li4
external force; pressure from outside

外流 外流 wai4 liu2
outflow; to flow out; to drain

外路 外路 wai4 lu4
see 外地

外露 外露 wai4 lu4
exposed; appearing on the outside

外卖 外賣 wai4 mai4
to go; take out (relates to food bought at a restaurant)

外貌 外貌 wai4 mao4
profile; appearance

外贸 外貿 wai4 mao4
foreign trade

外媒 外媒 wai4 mei2
foreign news media; abbr. of 外國媒體|外国媒体

外蒙古 外蒙古 wai4 meng3 gu3
Outer Mongolia

外面 外面 wai4 mian4
outside (also pr. for this sense); surface; exterior; external appearance

外袍 外袍 wai4 pao2

外胚层 外胚層 wai4 pei1 ceng2
ectoderm (cell lineage in embryology)

外皮 外皮 wai4 pi2
outer skin; carapace

外婆 外婆 wai4 po2
(coll.) mother's mother; maternal grandmother

外企 外企 wai4 qi3
foreign enterprise; company established in mainland China with direct investment from foreign entities or from investors in Taiwan, Macao or Hong Kong; abbr. for 外資企業|外资企业

外墙 外牆 wai4 qiang2
facade; external wall

外强中干 外強中乾 wai4 qiang2 zhong1 gan1
strong in appearance but weak in reality (idiom)

外侨 外僑 wai4 qiao2

外勤 外勤 wai4 qin2
field work; field personnel; any occupation that involves a great deal of field work

外人 外人 wai4 ren2
outsider; foreigner; stranger

外商 外商 wai4 shang1
foreign businessman

外伤 外傷 wai4 shang1
injury; wound; trauma

外商独资企业 外商獨資企業 wai4 shang1 du2 zi1 qi3 ye4
wholly foreign-owned enterprise (WFOE) (form of legal entity in China); abbr. to 外資企業|外资企业

外商直接投资 外商直接投資 wai4 shang1 zhi2 jie1 tou2 zi1
overseas foreign direct investment (OFDI)

外设 外設 wai4 she4

外甥 外甥 wai4 sheng1
sister's son; wife's sibling's son

外甥女 外甥女 wai4 sheng5 nv3
sister's daughter; wife's sibling's daughter

外甥女婿 外甥女婿 wai4 sheng5 nv3 xu5
sister's daughter's husband

外甥媳妇 外甥媳婦 wai4 sheng5 xi2 fu4
sister's son's wife

外事 外事 wai4 shi4
foreign affairs

外事处 外事處 wai4 shi4 chu4
Foreign Affairs Office (at a university); Foreign Affairs Department

外手 外手 wai4 shou3
right-hand side (of a machine); right-hand side (passenger side) of a vehicle

外水 外水 wai4 shui3
extra income

外送 外送 wai4 song4
to send out; fast food delivered

外孙 外孫 wai4 sun1
daughter's son; grandson; descendant via the female line

外孙女 外孫女 wai4 sun1 nv3
daughter's daughter; granddaughter

外孙女儿 外孫女兒 wai4 sun1 nv3 er5
granddaughter (one's daughter's daughter)

外孙子 外孫子 wai4 sun1 zi5
(coll.) daughter's son; grandson

外太空 外太空 wai4 tai4 kong1
outer space

外滩 外灘 wai4 tan1
the Shanghai Bund or Waitan

外逃 外逃 wai4 tao2
to flee abroad; to run away; to desert; outflow

外套 外套 wai4 tao4
coat; jacket

外头 外頭 wai4 tou5
outside; out

外推 外推 wai4 tui1
to extrapolate

外推法 外推法 wai4 tui1 fa3
extrapolation (math.); to extrapolate

外围 外圍 wai4 wei2

外文 外文 wai4 wen2
foreign language (written)

外文系 外文係 wai4 wen2 xi4
department of foreign languages; modern languages (college department)

外务 外務 wai4 wu4
foreign affairs

外鹜 外鶩 wai4 wu4
to get involved in things which are not one's business

外务部 外務部 wai4 wu4 bu4
Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Qing Dynasty

外务省 外務省 wai4 wu4 sheng3
foreign ministry (e.g. of Japan or Korea)

外乡 外鄉 wai4 xiang1
another part of the country; some other place

外乡人 外鄉人 wai4 xiang1 ren2
a stranger; out-of-towner

外相 外相 wai4 xiang4
Foreign Minister

外向 外向 wai4 xiang4
extroverted (personality); (economics etc) export-oriented

外向型 外向型 wai4 xiang4 xing2
export-oriented (economic model)

外销 外銷 wai4 xiao1
to export; to sell abroad

外小腿 外小腿 wai4 xiao3 tui3

外斜肌 外斜肌 wai4 xie2 ji1
external oblique muscle (sides of the chest)

外泄 外泄 wai4 xie4
to leak (usually secret information)

外心 外心 wai4 xin1
(of a married person) interest in a third person; (old) (of a minister etc) disloyal disposition; (math.) circumcenter (of a polygon)

外星 外星 wai4 xing1
alien; extraterrestrial

外星人 外星人 wai4 xing1 ren2
space alien; extraterrestrial

外形 外形 wai4 xing2
figure; shape; external form; contour

外型 外型 wai4 xing2
external form

外延 外延 wai4 yan2
extension (semantics)

外眼角 外眼角 wai4 yan3 jiao3
outer corner of the eye

外爷 外爺 wai4 ye5
(dialect) maternal grandfather

外衣 外衣 wai4 yi1
outer clothing; semblance; appearance

外阴 外陰 wai4 yin1

外用 外用 wai4 yong4

外语 外語 wai4 yu3
foreign language

外遇 外遇 wai4 yu4
extramarital affair

外援 外援 wai4 yuan2
external help; foreign aid

外源 外源 wai4 yuan2

外圆内方 外圓內方 wai4 yuan2 nei4 fang1
lit. outside-flexible, inside-firm (idiom); fig. velvet glove

外院 外院 wai4 yuan4
outer courtyard

外在 外在 wai4 zai4
external; extrinsic

外在超越 外在超越 wai4 zai4 chao1 yue4
outer transcendence (perfection through the agency of God)

外债 外債 wai4 zhai4
foreign debt

外长 外長 wai4 zhang3
foreign minister; secretary of state; minister of foreign affairs

外照射 外照射 wai4 zhao4 she4
external irradiation

外质膜 外質膜 wai4 zhi4 mo2
external plasma membrane

外传 外傳 wai4 zhuan4
unofficial biography (as opposed to official dynastic biography)

外资 外資 wai4 zi1
foreign investment

外资企业 外資企業 wai4 zi1 qi3 ye4
abbr. for 外商獨資企業|外商独资企业

外子 外子 wai4 zi3
(polite) my husband

外祖父 外祖父 wai4 zu3 fu4
maternal grandfather (i.e. mother's father)

外祖母 外祖母 wai4 zu3 mu3
mother's mother; maternal grandmother

往外 往外 wang3 wai4
out; outbound; departing

委外 委外 wei3 wai4
to outsource

屋外 屋外 wu1 wai4
outside the room

西安外国语大学 西安外國語大學 xi1 an1 wai4 guo2 yu3 da4 xue2
Xi'an International Studies University (XISU)

西外 西外 xi1 wai4
abbr. for 西安外國語大學|西安外国语大学

喜出望外 喜出望外 xi3 chu1 wang4 wai4
to be pleased beyond one's expectations (idiom); overjoyed at the turn of events

细胞外液 細胞外液 xi4 bao1 wai4 ye4
extracellular fluid

弦外之响 弦外之響 xian2 wai4 zhi1 xiang3
see 弦外之音

弦外之意 弦外之意 xian2 wai4 zhi1 yi4
see 弦外之音

弦外之音 弦外之音 xian2 wai4 zhi1 yin1
overtone (music); (fig.) connotation; implied meaning

向外 向外 xiang4 wai4
out; outward

逍遥法外 逍遙法外 xiao1 yao2 fa3 wai4
unfettered and beyond the law (idiom); evading retribution; getting away with it (e.g. crimes); still at large

校外 校外 xiao4 wai4
off campus

信孚中外 信孚中外 xin4 fu2 zhong1 wai4
to be trusted both at home and abroad (idiom)

兄弟阋于墙,外御其侮 兄弟鬩於墻,外禦其侮 xiong1 di4 xi4 yu2 qiang2 - wai4 yu4 qi2 wu3
internal disunity dissolves at the threat of an invasion from outside (idiom)

秀外惠中 秀外惠中 xiu4 wai4 hui4 zhong1
variant of 秀外慧中

秀外慧中 秀外慧中 xiu4 wai4 hui4 zhong1
good-looking and intelligent (idiom)

言外之意 言外之意 yan2 wai4 zhi1 yi4
unspoken implication (idiom); the actual meaning of what was said

野外 野外 ye3 wai4
countryside; areas outside the city

野外定向 野外定向 ye3 wai4 ding4 xiang4

野外放养 野外放養 ye3 wai4 fang4 yang3
free-range (breeding livestock or poultry)

以外 以外 yi3 wai4
apart from; other than; except for; external; outside of; on the other side of; beyond

意料之外 意料之外 yi4 liao4 zhi1 wai4
contrary to expectation; unexpected

意外 意外 yi4 wai4
unexpected; accident; mishap

意外事故 意外事故 yi4 wai4 shi4 gu4

域外 域外 yu4 wai4
outside the country; abroad; foreign; extraterritorial

员外 員外 yuan2 wai4
landlord (old usage)

运筹帷幄之中,决胜千里之外 運籌帷幄之中,決勝千里之外 yun4 chou2 wei2 wo4 zhi1 zhong1 - jue2 sheng4 qian1 li3 zhi1 wai4
a general planning in the seclusion of his tent is able to determine the outcome of the distant battle (idiom)

在户外 在戶外 zai4 hu4 wai4

在家靠父母,出外靠朋友 在家靠父母,出外靠朋友 zai4 jia1 kao4 fu4 mu3 - chu1 wai4 kao4 peng2 you5
one depends on one's parents when at home, and on one's friends when away from home (idiom)

在外 在外 zai4 wai4

曾外祖父 曾外祖父 zeng1 wai4 zu3 fu4
great-grandfather (mother's grandfather)

曾外祖母 曾外祖母 zeng1 wai4 zu3 mu3
great-grandmother (mother's grandmother)

震惊中外 震驚中外 zhen4 jing1 zhong1 wai4
to shock the whole world

整形外科 整形外科 zheng3 xing2 wai4 ke1
plastic surgery; orthopedics

整形外科医生 整形外科醫生 zheng3 xing2 wai4 ke1 yi1 sheng1
plastic surgeon

正外部性 正外部性 zheng4 wai4 bu4 xing4
positive influence, effect that people's doings or behavior have on others (society)

之外 之外 zhi1 wai4
outside; excluding

置身事外 置身事外 zhi4 shen1 shi4 wai4
not to get involved; to stay out of it

治外法权 治外法權 zhi4 wai4 fa3 quan2
diplomatic immunity; (history) extraterritoriality, the rights (under unequal treaties) of a foreigner to live in China outside Chinese jurisdiction

置之度外 置之度外 zhi4 zhi1 du4 wai4
to give no thought to; to have no regard for; to disregard

中国人民对外友好协会 中國人民對外友好協會 zhong1 guo2 ren2 min2 dui4 wai4 you3 hao3 xie2 hui4
Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC)

中外 中外 zhong1 wai4
Sino-foreign; Chinese-foreign; home and abroad

资本外逃 資本外逃 zi1 ben3 wai4 tao2
outflow of capital

紫外 紫外 zi3 wai4
ultraviolet (ray)

紫外光 紫外光 zi3 wai4 guang1
ultraviolet light

紫外射线 紫外射線 zi3 wai4 she4 xian4
ultraviolet ray

紫外线 紫外線 zi3 wai4 xian4
ultraviolet ray

紫外线光 紫外線光 zi3 wai4 xian4 guang1
ultraviolet light