entry
manggua'
pronunciation
mahng-gwah'
meaning
noun. 1) cartoon; funny act; humorous; 2) comic; joker; jester; silly person. (Saipan)
etymology
From Japanese manga (漫画), meaning "cartoon, comic". Often used in Chamorro to describe someone who's like a cartoon, i.e. animated and silly, referring to Japanese manga comics.
examples
Kulan ha' hao i manggua'.
You're just like a cartoon.
additional comments
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