漫画

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Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of 漫画 – see 漫畫.
(This term, 漫画, is the simplified form of 漫畫.)
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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 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 漫畫, hiragana まんが, katakana マンガ, romaji manga, historical hiragana まんぐゎ)

  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, manga

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References[edit]

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