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Blending of Words – Grammar

Blending of Words - General English Grammar

Blending of Words

 

Blending is the word formation process in which parts of two or more words combine to create a new word. The meaning of those words is often a combination of the original words.   Eg: motor + bike – mobike

advertisement + entertainment – advertainment

biographical + picture – biopic

breakfast + lunch – brunch

binary + digit – bit

channel + tunnel – chunnel

camera + recorder – camrecorder

cybernatic + organism – cyborg

chukle + snort – chortle

diplomacy + ecnomics – diplonomics

documentary + drama – docudrama

electro + execute – electrocute

education + entertainment – edutainment

fantastic + fabulous -fantabulous

feeble + debility – feebility

faminine + seminar – feminar

fanatic + magazine – fanzine

guess + estimate -guesstimate

high + technology – hi-tech

helicopter + airport – heliport

international + police – interpol

laundry + automat – laundromat

motor + bike – mobike

motor + hotel – motel

medical + care – medicare

medical + claim – mediclaim

motorcar + cavalcade – motorcade

news + broadcast – newscast

parachute + troops – paratroops

smoke + fog – smog

simultaneous + broadcast –simulcast

sexual + exploitation – sexploitation

sky + laboratory – skylab

travel + catalogue – travelogue

telephone + marathon – telethon

television + evangelist – televangelist

volcanic + ash – vash

vegetable + burger – vegeburger

work + welfare – workfare

web + seminar – webinar

work + alcoholic – workaholic

wizard + technology – techno-wizard

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