Thursday, August 28, 2014

WORD OF THE DAY! 8/28/14!

portmanteau [port-man-toh]
1. A combination of two or more words, and/or their definitions, into one word.

EX. POKKÉN [[Poh-ken]
1.Video game. An upcoming arcade fighting game (to be released in Japan in 2015) being developed and published by Namco Bandai as part of a collaboration with the Pokémon Co. It will involve two player combat between Pokémon characters and feature abilities, such as mega evolution, from the games. So far, Blaziken, Lucario, and Machamp have been featured as playable characters.

An international and console release has not yet been announced.

EX. Pokken is a portmanteau of "Pokémon" (which is already a portmanteau of "pocket" and "monster") and Namco Bandai's "Tekken" series of fighting games.

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