doujinshi

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Japanese  (どう) (じん) () ‎(dōjinshi, fan-produced manga or essay booklets), from  (どう) (じん) ‎(dōjin, a group for the same interest) +‎  () ‎(shi, a magazine or a pamphlet).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /doʊˈdʒɪnʃi/, /daʊˈdʒɪŋʃi/

Noun[edit]

doujinshi ‎(countable and uncountable, plural doujinshi or doujinshis)

  1. (anime, manga, video games) A fan-produced work, especially a manga, anime, or video game.

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