light novel

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Japanese ライトノベル ‎(raito noberu) ultimately from English light novel

Noun[edit]

light novel ‎(plural light novels)

  1. A Japanese novel primarily targeting young adults, typically illustrated and containing not more than 50,000 words.

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  • LN (abbreviation)

Derived terms[edit]

  • LN (abbreviation)

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