Meaning of Uchi in Japanese

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Uchi is a Japanese word meaning the inside, or the interior. Learn more about its meaning and usage in Japanese below.


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the inside; the interior; house; within; between

Japanese Characters

内 (うち)

Example & Translation

Dareka uchi ni iru?

or in English:

Is anybody home?


外 (そと)

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