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gai·jin

 (gī′jēn′, -jĭn′)
n. pl. gaijin
A non-Japanese person.

[Japanese : gai, outside, foreign (from Middle Chinese ŋuaj`) + jin, person; see jinriksha.]

gaijin

(ɡaɪˈdʒɪn)
n, pl -jin
(Languages) (in Japan) a foreigner
[C20: Japanese, a contraction of gaikoku-jin, from gaikoku foreign country + jin person]

gai•jin

(ˈgaɪ dʒin; Eng. ˈgaɪ dʒɪn)

n., pl. -jin (-dʒin; Eng. -dʒɪn)
Japanese. an outsider; foreigner.
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Born disabled, Jewish, gay -- used to being an outsider in America -- the author realizes, to his surprise, that in Japan, none of these identities holds as much significance as being a gaijin.
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