Definition of manhwa in English:

manhwa

Pronunciation /ˈmanhwä/ /ˈmænhwɑ/

See synonyms for manhwa

nounmanhwa, manhwas

  • A style of South Korean comic books and graphic novels.

    ‘female lead characters in manhwa tend to be strong’
    • ‘this manhwa has an intriguing premise’

Origin

Korean, from man ‘rambling, aimless’ + hwa ‘picture’; compare with manga.