Last modified on 30 September 2013, at 14:51

まんこ

JapaneseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Unknown. First attested in the Edo period in the Kantō region, and until relatively recently use was confined to this area. Most likely theories of origin suggest:

  • a contraction of 女の子 (menoko, female child)
  • an alteration of 真処 (mako, center (of the body))
  • a shortening of 万幸 (mankō, 10,000 happinesses)
  • an alteration of the Old Japanese 美斗 (mito, genitalia in general, either male or female)
  • a derivation from the Sinitic 門口 (gate, doorway), from a reading of menkō rather than the expected on'yomi of monkō

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NounEdit

まんこ (romaji manko)

  1. (vulgar, taboo slang) cunt (vagina)
Usage notesEdit
  • Only used as slang. Never in medical situations. Does not have any other uses as in the English cunt.
  • Considered harsher than おまんこ (​omanko).
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Etymology 2Edit

Proper nounEdit

まんこ (romaji Manko)

  1. 漫湖: Lake Man, a mangrove wetlands located in Naha and Tomigusuku cities on Okinawa.