Neologisms

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Portmanteau
Blend of words
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Acronym
Abbreviation formed using letters from the phrase
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Eponym
Word derived from a persons name
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Non-anglicised Loan Word
A borrowed word that hasn't been altered
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Anglicised Loan Word
An altered borrowed word
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Affixation
Prefix or Suffix
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Compound
Two separate words joined
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Clipping
Reduction of a word
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Copycat Formation
Stole the idea of the word
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Abbreviation
Shortened form of the word
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Onomatopoeia
Literal word of the sound
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Compound Clippings
Clipping of compound words
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Abbreviation formed using letters from the phrase

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Acronym

Card 3

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Word derived from a persons name

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Card 4

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A borrowed word that hasn't been altered

Back

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Card 5

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An altered borrowed word

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