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manga

Japanese comic book or graphic novel
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man·ga

 (mäng′gə)
n.
A style of comic strip or comic book originally developed in Japan, characterized by stylized colorful art and often adult themes.

[Japanese : man, unrestrained, careless (from Early Middle Chinese manh; also the source of Mandarin màn) + ga, sketch, picture (borrowed after the Middle Chinese period from a Chinese source, perhaps Mandarin hu´, from Middle Chinese xɦwa⋮j`).]
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manga

(ˈmæŋɡə)
n, pl manga
(Journalism & Publishing)
a. a type of Japanese comic book with an adult theme
b. (as modifier): manga videos.
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man•ga

(ˈmɑŋ gə, ˈmæŋ-)
n.
a Japanese graphic novel, typically intended for adults, characterized by highly stylized art.
[1985–90; < Japanese, literally, cartoon, comic strip]
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Translations
Manga
manga
mangá
манґа

manga

nManga m, japanischer Comic
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