Definition of manhwa in US English:

manhwa

noun

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

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

Origin

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

Pronunciation

manhwa

/ˈmanhwä//ˈmænhwɑ/