Phrases of the Day: Comic Book

In celebration of San Diego’s Comic-Con, here’s how to say “comic book” in some of the languages we offer courses in.*

Language Phrase [Transliteration]
French une bande dessinée (lit. drawn stripe; also known as BD or bédé)
German Comicbuch
Italian fumetto
Brazilian Portuguese livro de histórias em quadrinhos (HQ)
Spanish cómic, historieta; tebeo (Spain)
Arabic كتاب مصوّر” [kitaab muSawwar]
Chinese 漫画 [màn huà]
Japanese 漫画 [manga]
Greek κόμικς [ko-meeks]
Russian комиксы [komiksy]

*Living Language offers full online courses in over 15 languages