"doujin" meaning in All languages combined

Noun [English]

Forms: doujins [plural], doujin [plural] IPA: /ˈdoʊ.dʒɪn/ [US]
  1. A product produced and sold independently of corporations (in Japan); an indie work.
  2. Clipping of doujinshi.; A Japanese amateur comic book; a self-published manga Tags: abbreviation, alt-of, clipping Alternative form of: doujinshi (extra: A Japanese amateur comic book; a self-published manga)

Inflected forms

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