漫画

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See also: 漫畫 and 만화

Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
まん
Grade: S

Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

/mangwa/ > /manga/.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

漫画 (hiragana まんが, katakana マンガ, historical hiragana まんぐゎ, romaji manga)

  1. a picture drawn as one pleases without restraint (ex. Hokusai Manga)
  2. a pictorial representation which exaggerates features for comic or satirical effect; a caricature
  3. a story told with pictures and dialog; a comic

Compounds[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: manga (Japanese comics)
  • French: manga (Japanese comics)
  • Korean: 만화 (manhwa) (comics)
  • Mandarin: 漫畫 / 漫画 (mànhuà) (comics)
  • Russian: манга (mánga) (Japanese comics)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

Mandarin[edit]

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trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 漫画.

Noun[edit]

漫画 (simplified, Pinyin mànhuà, traditional 漫畫)

  1. comics, caricature, cartoon, manga (or manhua)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: manhua (Chinese comics)
  • French: manhua (Chinese comics)

Derived terms[edit]