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27th Nov '16 1:41:05 PM igordebraga
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** "Pokémon" is in itself a Portmanteau. (Pocket + Monsters)

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** "Pokémon" is in itself a Portmanteau. (Pocket + Monsters)Portmanteau, as copyright issues prevented Nintendo from using "Pocket Monsters" outside Japan.



* Portmanteaus are common for shipping names such as "Brangelina." Don't try this with '''Pee'''ta and Kat'''nis''' from ''The Hunger Games'' though.

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* Portmanteaus {{Portmanteau Couple Name}}s are common for shipping names such as "Brangelina." Don't try this with '''Pee'''ta and Kat'''nis''' from ''The Hunger Games'' though.


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* Brazilian association football\soccer has many such names for their derbies, such as Grenal (Grêmio\Internacional), Atletiba (Atlético-PR\Coritiba) Fla-Flu (Flamengo\Fluminense) and San-São (Santos\São Paulo, also the Portuguese name of Samson). There was also player Vampeta, "Vampire + Capeta" (the latter one of the many names of {{Satan}} in Portuguese), a childhood nickname inspired by his teeth that had fallen.
3rd Nov '16 9:17:31 PM nombretomado
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* ''HomeMovies'' - the kids are making a movie set in a hotel:

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* ''HomeMovies'' ''WesternAnimation/HomeMovies'' - the kids are making a movie set in a hotel:
2nd Nov '16 3:19:14 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''TheFutureIsWild'', being a SpiritualSuccessor to ''After Man'' (above), uses a similar naming system.

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* ''TheFutureIsWild'', ''Franchise/TheFutureIsWild'', being a SpiritualSuccessor to ''After Man'' (above), uses a similar naming system.
16th Oct '16 7:40:15 AM StFan
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* Some of the future animals in ''AfterManAZoologyOfTheFuture'' are named this way, portmanteauing the extant species they're descended from with the species that currently fills their ecological niche (eg Rabbuck, for a rabbit the size of a deer).

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* Some of the future animals in ''AfterManAZoologyOfTheFuture'' ''Literature/fterManAZoologyOfTheFuture'' are named this way, portmanteauing the extant species they're descended from with the species that currently fills their ecological niche (eg Rabbuck, for a rabbit the size of a deer).
16th Oct '16 7:39:44 AM StFan
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!!Examples

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!!Examples
!!Examples:



[[folder:Genral (Genre + General)]]
* Japan + Animation = Japanimation (an alternative name for anime)
* [[ScienceFiction Science + Fiction = Sci-Fi]]
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[[folder:Animanga (Manga & Anime)]]

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[[folder:Genral (Genre + General)]]
* Japan + Animation = Japanimation (an alternative name for anime)
* [[ScienceFiction Science + Fiction = Sci-Fi]]
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Animanga (Manga (Anime & Anime)]]Manga)]]



[[folder:Comistrips (Comic Strips)]]
* Video games in ''ComicStrip/FoxTrot'' tend to be mashups of real-life titles, like the first-person shooters ''VideoGame/{{Doom}}[[VideoGame/{{Marathon}} athon]]'' and ''[[VideoGame/DukeNukem Duke]] [[VideoGame/{{Quake}} Quakem]]'', adventure game ''Iron Mysticus'' (combining ''Iron Helix'', ''VideoGame/{{Myst}}'', and ''Lunicus''), or the unlikely combination ''VideoGame/{{Riv|en}}[[VideoGame/{{Diablo}} iablo]]''.
[[/folder]]



[[folder:Livefilms (Films -- Live Action)]]

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[[folder:Filmations (Films -- Animation)]]
* In ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda3'', the kung-fu masters who have their chi stolen turn into green living statues. When Tigress refers to them as "jade zombies", Po and Monkey both dub them "jombies".
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[[folder:Livefilms (Films -- Live Action)]]Live-Action)]]



[[folder:Telelive (Live Action TV)]]

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[[folder:Telelive (Live Action (Live-Action TV)]]



-->'''Kate:''' Yeah, is "pathetisad" a word?
-->'''Drew:''' Hey, whatever [=BeerStud3=] and [=HoneyBee23=] do is their own business.
-->'''Kate:''' Beer stud? Forget "pathetisad", is "weirdork" a word?
-->'''Drew:''' I don't know, is "sarcastabitch" a word?

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-->'''Kate:''' Yeah, is "pathetisad" a word?
-->'''Drew:'''
word?\\
'''Drew:'''
Hey, whatever [=BeerStud3=] and [=HoneyBee23=] do is their own business.
-->'''Kate:'''
business.\\
'''Kate:'''
Beer stud? Forget "pathetisad", is "weirdork" a word?
-->'''Drew:'''
word?\\
'''Drew:'''
I don't know, is "sarcastabitch" a word?



[[folder:Nedia (New Media)]]
* TheOtherWiki ''loves'' this word, as was noted in [[http://xkcd.com/739/ this]] ''Webcomic/{{xkcd}}'' strip.

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[[folder:Nedia (New Media)]]
[[folder:Prestling (Pro Wrestling)]]
* TheOtherWiki ''loves'' Wrestling/{{Edge}} and Wrestling/{{Christian}} were infamous for doing this word, as sort of thing. The best example was noted ramipercussions, a combination of ramifications and repercussions. Also, due to the TripleH-led [[Wrestling/TheCorporation Corporation]] / DGenerationX alliance being alternately called the "[=McMahon-Helmsley=] Faction" and the "[=McMahon-Helmsley=] Regime", they called it the "Fac-gime" and "Fregime".
* Some tag team names are Portmanteaus, such as [[LayCool [=LayCool=]]], comprised of Layla and Michelle [=McCool=].
* Wrestling/{{Ryback}} combines this with a DevelopmentGag. His first name is Ryan, and he wrestled
in [[http://xkcd.com/739/ this]] ''Webcomic/{{xkcd}}'' strip.the indies as Ryan "The Silverback" Reeves.
* Wrestling/{{Madusa}}'s name is a portmanteau of [[AllAmericanFace "Made in the USA"]].



[[folder:Newspomics (Newspaper Comics)]]
* Video games in ''ComicStrip/FoxTrot'' tend to be mashups of real-life titles, like the first-person shooters ''VideoGame/{{Doom}}[[VideoGame/{{Marathon}} athon]]'' and ''[[VideoGame/DukeNukem Duke]] [[VideoGame/{{Quake}} Quakem]]'', adventure game ''Iron Mysticus'' (combining ''Iron Helix'', ''VideoGame/{{Myst}}'', and ''Lunicus''), or the unlikely combination ''VideoGame/{{Riv|en}}[[VideoGame/{{Diablo}} iablo]]''.

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[[folder:Newspomics (Newspaper Comics)]]
[[folder:Tablames (Tabletop Games)]]
* Video games ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons''
** Multiclass character builds
in ''ComicStrip/FoxTrot'' tend to be mashups of real-life titles, are occasionally named like this, from the first-person shooters ''VideoGame/{{Doom}}[[VideoGame/{{Marathon}} athon]]'' bardbarian (bard plus barbarian) to the sorcadin (sorcerer plus paladin).
** Gnolls in the first edition were conceived as a [[HybridMonster hybrid]] of '''gn'''omes
and ''[[VideoGame/DukeNukem Duke]] [[VideoGame/{{Quake}} Quakem]]'', adventure game ''Iron Mysticus'' (combining ''Iron Helix'', ''VideoGame/{{Myst}}'', tr'''oll'''s, but have since [[CharacterisationMarchesOn become their own thing]].
** And then there's Mystara's "Thoul", an hybride of ghoul, hobgoblin
and ''Lunicus''), or troll.
* The Clans from ''TabletopGame/{{BattleTech}}'' shun
the unlikely use of contractions, yet will combine other words like ''quaiff'' (query affirmative) and ''quineg'' (query negative).
** The [[ReportingNames Reporting Name]] for the ''Timber Wolf'' came from an Inner Sphere [=MechWarrior=]'s targeting computer jumping from ''Marauder'' (MAD) to ''Catapult'' (CAT) repeatedly in an attempt to identify it. Hence, ''Mad Cat''.
* In the ''TabletopGame/YuGiOh'' card game, there's the [[http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Archfiend_Palabyrinth Archfiend Palabyrinth]] Field Spell, a
combination ''VideoGame/{{Riv|en}}[[VideoGame/{{Diablo}} iablo]]''.of "palace" and "labyrinth". Also, the Psychic monster [[http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Dr._Frankenderp Dr. Frankenderp]], a combination of Literature/{{Frankenstein}} and "furage", a word that means "flying get", a term used to describe finding something earlier than it ''should'' be found. (Which is a description of the monster's effect.)



[[folder:Prestling (Pro Wrestling)]]
* Wrestling/{{Edge}} and Wrestling/{{Christian}} were infamous for doing this sort of thing. The best example was ramipercussions, a combination of ramifications and repercussions. Also, due to the TripleH-led [[Wrestling/TheCorporation Corporation]] / DGenerationX alliance being alternately called the "[=McMahon-Helmsley=] Faction" and the "[=McMahon-Helmsley=] Regime", they called it the "Fac-gime" and "Fregime".
* Some tag team names are Portmanteaus, such as [[LayCool [=LayCool=]]], comprised of Layla and Michelle [=McCool=].
* Wrestling/{{Ryback}} combines this with a DevelopmentGag. His first name is Ryan, and he wrestled in the indies as Ryan "The Silverback" Reeves.
* Wrestling/{{Madusa}}'s name is a portmanteau of [[AllAmericanFace "Made in the USA"]].
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Tablames (Tabletop Games)]]
* ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons''
** Multiclass character builds in are occasionally named like this, from the bardbarian (bard plus barbarian) to the sorcadin (sorcerer plus paladin).
** Gnolls in the first edition were conceived as a [[HybridMonster hybrid]] of '''gn'''omes and tr'''oll'''s, but have since [[CharacterisationMarchesOn become their own thing]].
** And then there's Mystara's "Thoul", an hybride of ghoul, hobgoblin and troll.
* The Clans from ''TabletopGame/{{BattleTech}}'' shun the use of contractions, yet will combine other words like ''quaiff'' (query affirmative) and ''quineg'' (query negative).
** The [[ReportingNames Reporting Name]] for the ''Timber Wolf'' came from an Inner Sphere [=MechWarrior=]'s targeting computer jumping from ''Marauder'' (MAD) to ''Catapult'' (CAT) repeatedly in an attempt to identify it. Hence, ''Mad Cat''.
* In the ''TabletopGame/YuGiOh'' card game, there's the [[http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Archfiend_Palabyrinth Archfiend Palabyrinth]] Field Spell, a combination of "palace" and "labyrinth". Also, the Psychic monster [[http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Dr._Frankenderp Dr. Frankenderp]], a combination of Literature/{{Frankenstein}} and "furage", a word that means "flying get", a term used to describe finding something earlier than it ''should'' be found. (Which is a description of the monster's effect.)
[[/folder]]



* See {{Tropemanteau}} for examples on this wiki.

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* See {{Tropemanteau}} for examples on TheOtherWiki ''loves'' this wiki.word, as was noted in [[http://xkcd.com/739/ this]] ''Webcomic/{{xkcd}}'' strip.



* [[Main/AllPlanetsAreEarthLike Yugopotamia]] from ''[[WesternAnimation/FairlyOddParents The Fairly Odd Parents]]'' seems to be a portmanteau of "Yugoslavia" and "Mesopotamia."

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* [[Main/AllPlanetsAreEarthLike Yugopotamia]] from ''[[WesternAnimation/FairlyOddParents The Fairly Odd Parents]]'' ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'' seems to be a portmanteau of "Yugoslavia" and "Mesopotamia."



* The Hungarian dub of ''WesternAnimation/{{Thundercats2011}}'' rendered Lion-O's oft-repeated "Whiskers!" catchphrase as "Bajszus!", combining the words "bajusz" (whisker) and "basszus" (damn it).

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* The Hungarian dub of ''WesternAnimation/{{Thundercats2011}}'' ''WesternAnimation/ThunderCats2011'' rendered Lion-O's oft-repeated "Whiskers!" catchphrase as "Bajszus!", combining the words "bajusz" (whisker) and "basszus" (damn it).



-->'''Jason:''' Morning, ma'am. Are you staying with us for business or pleasure?
-->'''Melissa:''' Both.
-->'''Jason:''' That would be 'bleasure.'
-->'''Mellisa:''' Yes.
-->'''Jason:''' Or 'plizzness.'
* In ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda3'', the kung-fu masters who have their chi stolen turn into green living statues. When Tigress refers to them as "jade zombies", Po and Monkey both dub them "jombies".

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-->'''Jason:''' Morning, ma'am. Are you staying with us for business or pleasure?
-->'''Melissa:''' Both.
-->'''Jason:'''
pleasure?\\
'''Melissa:''' Both.\\
'''Jason:'''
That would be 'bleasure.'
-->'''Mellisa:''' Yes.
-->'''Jason:'''
"bleasure".\\
'''Mellisa:''' Yes.\\
'''Jason:'''
Or 'plizzness.'
* In ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda3'', the kung-fu masters who have their chi stolen turn into green living statues. When Tigress refers to them as "jade zombies", Po and Monkey both dub them "jombies".
"plizzness".
21st Aug '16 1:09:28 PM nombretomado
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* {{Edge}} and {{Christian}} were infamous for doing this sort of thing. The best example was ramipercussions, a combination of ramifications and repercussions. Also, due to the TripleH-led [[Wrestling/TheCorporation Corporation]] / DGenerationX alliance being alternately called the "[=McMahon-Helmsley=] Faction" and the "[=McMahon-Helmsley=] Regime", they called it the "Fac-gime" and "Fregime".

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* {{Edge}} Wrestling/{{Edge}} and {{Christian}} Wrestling/{{Christian}} were infamous for doing this sort of thing. The best example was ramipercussions, a combination of ramifications and repercussions. Also, due to the TripleH-led [[Wrestling/TheCorporation Corporation]] / DGenerationX alliance being alternately called the "[=McMahon-Helmsley=] Faction" and the "[=McMahon-Helmsley=] Regime", they called it the "Fac-gime" and "Fregime".
14th Aug '16 9:48:40 AM nombretomado
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* What happens when you take the setting of ''DissidiaFinalFantasy'' to the Nintendo3DS, and then you [[GenreShift shift the genre]] from a FightingGame to a RhythmGame? You get "Theatre + Rhythm", both words blended into the title of the new game: ''TheatrhythmFinalFantasy''.

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* What happens when you take the setting of ''DissidiaFinalFantasy'' ''VideoGame/DissidiaFinalFantasy'' to the Nintendo3DS, and then you [[GenreShift shift the genre]] from a FightingGame to a RhythmGame? You get "Theatre + Rhythm", both words blended into the title of the new game: ''TheatrhythmFinalFantasy''.
7th Aug '16 3:51:49 PM eroock
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* In ''Film/{{Deadpool 2016}}'', Weasel comes up with the word "afrangry" since there seems to be no word for being half afraid, half angry.
3rd Jul '16 12:25:12 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''ReynaldoTheAssassin'' gives us "dadsassin" (a dad [[SecretLegacy who is an assassin]]) and "swordsassin" (an assassin with a sword).

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* ''ReynaldoTheAssassin'' ''Machinima/ReynaldoTheAssassin'' gives us "dadsassin" (a dad [[SecretLegacy who is an assassin]]) and "swordsassin" (an assassin with a sword).
26th May '16 11:22:34 AM mynameisntslick
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* In [[http://archiveofourown.org/series/82162 Stars From Home]], Scott and Hank use "groovetacular" (groovy + spectacular).
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