Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To scan and translate (a Korean or Japanese) manga for free distribution on the Internet, especially in Western languages such as English, French, and Spanish.

Etymologies

Blend of scan and translate (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Fans who reject the validity of U.S. media editors' decisions then justify the decision to scanlate and / or download these materials since they often claim that fan-made translations are closer to the "original intentions" of the creator.

    Manga Before Flowers — Fanworks and How the Fan works | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • We may be slow right now since we are still very new, but with more staffs coming, we will scanlate faster in the future!

    Baka Updates Manga

  • It'll help us fund for our servers and many other things that we wish to scanlate.

    Baka Updates Manga

  • I just love full color manga in general and I am hoping to scanlate a few more in the near future.

    Baka Updates Manga

  • Though i have something to offer for those who want to scanlate One Piece and if i could be of any help: I can provide my preclean for you.

    Baka Updates Manga

  • For that reason we only scanlate series that we like.

    Baka Updates Manga

  • Yesterday, sadness came to the yaoi scanlation world as one of the finest groups to ever scanlate announced their disbandment.

    Baka Updates Manga

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