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* In ''Animation/PleasantGoatAndBigBigWolf'', the English name of Weslie's father, Smarc, is a combination of the word "smart" (befitting of a scientist) and the name "Marc".
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* Reoccuring villain from WesternAnimation/MaoMaoHeroesOfPureHeart is Orangusnake (orangutan + snake).

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* Turducken. A somewhat unfortunate name for a thanksgiving feast.


* Beach volleyball teams in ''Manga/HarukanaReceive'' are often named as a portmanteau of its members' names. For example, the titular Harukana consists of Haruka and Kana, while '''E'''mily and '''Clair'''e's team is called Eclair.

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* Beach volleyball teams in ''Manga/HarukanaReceive'' are often named as a portmanteau of its members' names. For example, the titular Harukana consists of Haruka and Kana, Kanata, while '''E'''mily and '''Clair'''e's team is called Eclair.


* ''MagicTheGathering''

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* ''MagicTheGathering''''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering''


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

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* [[Franchise/{{Godzilla}} Gojira]] = gorira (Gorilla) x kujira (Whale).

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* The eponymous bad guys in ''TabletopGame/TheEsoterrorists'' are esoteric terrorists.


* Audrey on ''WesternAnimation/HarveyStreetKids'' has this as a VerbalTic, in that she tends to combine synonyms to form new words, such as "spectacular" and "stupendous" to form "spectacu-pendous". The first episode of season 2 reveals that she picked this up from [[BigBrotherBully her older sister]], who wanted to make her sound insane.



** Poodles in particular seem to inspire a lot of these, with crosses like 'cockapoo' (cocker spaniel + poodle), 'schnoodle' (miniature schnauzer + poodle) and 'doodleman pinscher' (doberman pinscher + poodle).

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** Poodles Poodles, in particular particular, seem to inspire a lot of these, with crosses like 'cockapoo' (cocker spaniel + poodle), 'schnoodle' (miniature schnauzer + poodle) and 'doodleman pinscher' (doberman pinscher + poodle).


* ''VideoGame/{{Somari}}'' is what you get when you combine Franchise/{{Sonic|TheHedgehog}} and [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]].

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* ''VideoGame/{{Somari}}'' is what you get when you combine Franchise/{{Sonic|TheHedgehog}} VideoGame/{{Sonic|TheHedgehog}} and [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]].


There are two basic types. The first combines the beginning or first syllable of the first word with the ending or last syllable of the other, as in the Goldwyn ('''Gold'''fish + Sel'''wyn''') Picture Corporation (later part of MGM) and the U.S. Navy's DESRON ('''des'''troyer squad'''ron'''). The second combines the first syllables of the component words, such as in the company name Alcan ('''Al'''uminium Company of '''Can'''ada), the [[UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity New York]] neighborhood Tribeca ('''Tri'''angle '''Be'''low '''Ca'''nal Street), and the online phenomenon UsefulNotes/NaNoWriMo ('''Na'''tional '''No'''vel '''Wri'''ting '''Mo'''nth). The latter type sometimes mixes with first-letter acronyms, e. g. in NORAD ('''Nor'''th American '''A'''erospace '''D'''efense Command) and Parufamet, the film distribution firm run by '''Par'''amount, the '''UFA''' (Universum-Film-Aktiengesellschaft) and '''Met'''ro-Goldwyn-Mayer in the Weimar Republic. During the first half of the 20th century the second type was ''very'' common in German and Russian, which through examples like ''Nazi'', ''Stuka'', ''Gestapo'', ''Flak'', ''Stasi'', ''[=Gulag=]'', ''Comintern'' and ''Sovnarkom'' associated it with Communism and National Socialism in British and American eyes, even though the type actually goes back to before World War 1.[[note]] The examples: '''Stu'''rz'''ka'''mpfflugzeug ("dive combat airplane"), '''Ge'''heime '''Sta'''ats'''po'''lizei ("secret state police"), '''Fl'''ug'''a'''bwehr'''k'''anone ("anti-air cannon", goes back to 1916), '''Sta'''ats'''si'''cherheit ("state security"), '''g'''lavnoye '''u'''pravleniye ispravityelno-trudovykh '''lag'''erey i koloniy ("main administration of corrective labour camps and settlements"), '''Com'''munist '''Intern'''ational, and '''sov'''yet '''nar'''odnykh '''kom'''missarov ("council of the people's commissars"). "Nazi" itself is not an example, contrary to what some people may tell you.[[/note]] Consequently, fictional totalitarian governments often use them to play on these connotations. Portmanteaus of the second type are still fairly common in Germany to this day. In countries that don't use alphabets, like Japan, this is also still the standard, which is why PortmanteauSeriesNickname is full of anime show examples.

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There are two basic types. The first combines the beginning or first syllable of the first word with the ending or last syllable of the other, as in the Goldwyn ('''Gold'''fish + Sel'''wyn''') Picture Corporation (later part of MGM) and the U.S. Navy's DESRON ('''des'''troyer squad'''ron'''). The second combines the first syllables of the component words, such as in the company name Alcan ('''Al'''uminium Company of '''Can'''ada), the [[UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity New York]] neighborhood Tribeca ('''Tri'''angle '''Be'''low '''Ca'''nal Street), and the online phenomenon UsefulNotes/NaNoWriMo ('''Na'''tional '''No'''vel '''Wri'''ting '''Mo'''nth). The latter type sometimes mixes with first-letter acronyms, e. g. in NORAD ('''Nor'''th American '''A'''erospace '''D'''efense Command) and Parufamet, the film distribution firm run by '''Par'''amount, the '''UFA''' (Universum-Film-Aktiengesellschaft) and '''Met'''ro-Goldwyn-Mayer in the Weimar Republic. During the first half of the 20th century the second type was ''very'' common in German and Russian, which through examples like ''Nazi'', ''Stuka'', ''Gestapo'', ''Flak'', ''Stasi'', ''[=Gulag=]'', ''Comintern'' and ''Sovnarkom'' associated it with Communism and National Socialism in British and American eyes, even though the type actually goes back to before World War 1.[[note]] The examples: '''Stu'''rz'''ka'''mpfflugzeug ("dive combat airplane"), '''Ge'''heime '''Sta'''ats'''po'''lizei ("secret state police"), '''Fl'''ug'''a'''bwehr'''k'''anone ("anti-air cannon", goes back to 1916), '''Sta'''ats'''si'''cherheit ("state security"), '''g'''lavnoye '''u'''pravleniye ispravityelno-trudovykh '''lag'''erey i koloniy ("main administration of corrective labour camps and settlements"), '''Com'''munist '''Intern'''ational, and '''sov'''yet '''nar'''odnykh '''kom'''missarov ("council of the people's commissars"). "Nazi" itself is not an example, contrary to what some people may tell you.[[/note]] Consequently, fictional totalitarian governments often use them to play on these connotations. Portmanteaus of the second type are still fairly common in Germany to this day. In countries that don't use alphabets, like Japan, this is also still the standard, which is why PortmanteauSeriesNickname is full of anime show examples.


There are two basic types. The first combines the beginning or first syllable of the first word with the ending or last syllable of the other, as in the Goldwyn ('''Gold'''fish + Sel'''wyn''') Picture Corporation (later part of MGM) and the U.S. Navy's DESRON ('''des'''troyer squad'''ron'''). The second combines the first syllables of the component words, such as in the company name Alcan ('''Al'''uminium Company of '''Can'''ada), the [[UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity New York]] neighborhood Tribeca ('''Tri'''angle '''Be'''low '''Ca'''nal Street), and the online phenomenon UsefulNotes/NaNoWriMo ('''Na'''tional '''No'''vel '''Wri'''ting '''Mo'''nth). The latter type sometimes mixes with first-letter acronyms, e. g. in NORAD ('''Nor'''th American '''A'''erospace '''D'''efense Command) and Parufamet, the film distribution firm run by '''Par'''amount, the '''UFA''' (Universum-Film-Aktiengesellschaft) and '''Met'''ro-Goldwyn-Mayer in the Weimar Republic. During the first half of the 20th century the second type was ''very'' common in German and Russian, which through examples like ''Stuka'', ''Gestapo'', ''Flak'', ''Stasi'', ''[=Gulag=]'', ''Comintern'' and ''Sovnarkom'' associated it with Communism and National Socialism in British and American eyes, even though the type actually goes back to before World War 1.[[note]] The examples: '''Stu'''rz'''ka'''mpfflugzeug ("dive combat airplane"), '''Ge'''heime '''Sta'''ats'''po'''lizei ("secret state police"), '''Fl'''ug'''a'''bwehr'''k'''anone ("anti-air cannon", goes back to 1916), '''Sta'''ats'''si'''cherheit ("state security"), '''g'''lavnoye '''u'''pravleniye ispravityelno-trudovykh '''lag'''erey i koloniy ("main administration of corrective labour camps and settlements"), '''Com'''munist '''Intern'''ational, and '''sov'''yet '''nar'''odnykh '''kom'''missarov ("council of the people's commissars"). "Nazi" itself is not an example, contrary to what some people may tell you.[[/note]] Consequently, fictional totalitarian governments often use them to play on these connotations. Portmanteaus of the second type are still fairly common in Germany to this day. In countries that don't use alphabets, like Japan, this is also still the standard, which is why PortmanteauSeriesNickname is full of anime show examples.

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There are two basic types. The first combines the beginning or first syllable of the first word with the ending or last syllable of the other, as in the Goldwyn ('''Gold'''fish + Sel'''wyn''') Picture Corporation (later part of MGM) and the U.S. Navy's DESRON ('''des'''troyer squad'''ron'''). The second combines the first syllables of the component words, such as in the company name Alcan ('''Al'''uminium Company of '''Can'''ada), the [[UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity New York]] neighborhood Tribeca ('''Tri'''angle '''Be'''low '''Ca'''nal Street), and the online phenomenon UsefulNotes/NaNoWriMo ('''Na'''tional '''No'''vel '''Wri'''ting '''Mo'''nth). The latter type sometimes mixes with first-letter acronyms, e. g. in NORAD ('''Nor'''th American '''A'''erospace '''D'''efense Command) and Parufamet, the film distribution firm run by '''Par'''amount, the '''UFA''' (Universum-Film-Aktiengesellschaft) and '''Met'''ro-Goldwyn-Mayer in the Weimar Republic. During the first half of the 20th century the second type was ''very'' common in German and Russian, which through examples like ''Nazi'', ''Stuka'', ''Gestapo'', ''Flak'', ''Stasi'', ''[=Gulag=]'', ''Comintern'' and ''Sovnarkom'' associated it with Communism and National Socialism in British and American eyes, even though the type actually goes back to before World War 1.[[note]] The examples: '''Stu'''rz'''ka'''mpfflugzeug ("dive combat airplane"), '''Ge'''heime '''Sta'''ats'''po'''lizei ("secret state police"), '''Fl'''ug'''a'''bwehr'''k'''anone ("anti-air cannon", goes back to 1916), '''Sta'''ats'''si'''cherheit ("state security"), '''g'''lavnoye '''u'''pravleniye ispravityelno-trudovykh '''lag'''erey i koloniy ("main administration of corrective labour camps and settlements"), '''Com'''munist '''Intern'''ational, and '''sov'''yet '''nar'''odnykh '''kom'''missarov ("council of the people's commissars"). "Nazi" itself is not an example, contrary to what some people may tell you.[[/note]] Consequently, fictional totalitarian governments often use them to play on these connotations. Portmanteaus of the second type are still fairly common in Germany to this day. In countries that don't use alphabets, like Japan, this is also still the standard, which is why PortmanteauSeriesNickname is full of anime show examples.


There are two basic types. The first combines the beginning or first syllable of the first word with the ending or last syllable of the other, as in the Goldwyn ('''Gold'''fish + Sel'''wyn''') Picture Corporation (later part of MGM) and the U.S. Navy's DESRON ('''des'''troyer squad'''ron'''), the second combines the first syllables of the component words, such as in the company name Alcan ('''Al'''uminium Company of '''Can'''ada) and the [[UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity New York]] neighborhood Tribeca ('''Tri'''angle '''Be'''low '''Ca'''nal Street). The latter type sometimes mixes with first-letter acronyms, e. g. in NORAD ('''Nor'''th American '''A'''erospace '''D'''efense Command) and Parufamet, the film distribution firm run by '''Par'''amount, the '''UFA''' (Universum-Film-Aktiengesellschaft) and '''Met'''ro-Goldwyn-Mayer in the Weimar Republic. During the first half of the 20th century the second type was ''very'' common in German and Russian, which through examples like ''Stuka'', ''Gestapo'', ''Flak'', ''Stasi'', ''[=Gulag=]'', ''Comintern'' and ''Sovnarkom'' associated it with Communism and National Socialism in British and American eyes, even though the type actually goes back to before World War 1.[[note]] The examples: '''Stu'''rz'''ka'''mpfflugzeug ("dive combat airplane"), '''Ge'''heime '''Sta'''ats'''po'''lizei ("secret state police"), '''Fl'''ug'''a'''bwehr'''k'''anone ("anti-air cannon", goes back to 1916), '''Sta'''ats'''si'''cherheit ("state security"), '''g'''lavnoye '''u'''pravleniye ispravityelno-trudovykh '''lag'''erey i koloniy ("main administration of corrective labour camps and settlements"), '''Com'''munist '''Intern'''ational, and '''sov'''yet '''nar'''odnykh '''kom'''missarov ("council of the people's commissars"). "Nazi" itself is not an example, contrary to what some people may tell you.[[/note]] Consequently, fictional totalitarian governments often use them to play on these connotations. Portmanteaus of the second type are still fairly common in Germany to this day. In countries that don't use alphabets, like Japan, this is also still the standard, which is why PortmanteauSeriesNickname is full of anime show examples.

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There are two basic types. The first combines the beginning or first syllable of the first word with the ending or last syllable of the other, as in the Goldwyn ('''Gold'''fish + Sel'''wyn''') Picture Corporation (later part of MGM) and the U.S. Navy's DESRON ('''des'''troyer squad'''ron'''), the squad'''ron'''). The second combines the first syllables of the component words, such as in the company name Alcan ('''Al'''uminium Company of '''Can'''ada) and '''Can'''ada), the [[UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity New York]] neighborhood Tribeca ('''Tri'''angle '''Be'''low '''Ca'''nal Street).Street), and the online phenomenon UsefulNotes/NaNoWriMo ('''Na'''tional '''No'''vel '''Wri'''ting '''Mo'''nth). The latter type sometimes mixes with first-letter acronyms, e. g. in NORAD ('''Nor'''th American '''A'''erospace '''D'''efense Command) and Parufamet, the film distribution firm run by '''Par'''amount, the '''UFA''' (Universum-Film-Aktiengesellschaft) and '''Met'''ro-Goldwyn-Mayer in the Weimar Republic. During the first half of the 20th century the second type was ''very'' common in German and Russian, which through examples like ''Stuka'', ''Gestapo'', ''Flak'', ''Stasi'', ''[=Gulag=]'', ''Comintern'' and ''Sovnarkom'' associated it with Communism and National Socialism in British and American eyes, even though the type actually goes back to before World War 1.[[note]] The examples: '''Stu'''rz'''ka'''mpfflugzeug ("dive combat airplane"), '''Ge'''heime '''Sta'''ats'''po'''lizei ("secret state police"), '''Fl'''ug'''a'''bwehr'''k'''anone ("anti-air cannon", goes back to 1916), '''Sta'''ats'''si'''cherheit ("state security"), '''g'''lavnoye '''u'''pravleniye ispravityelno-trudovykh '''lag'''erey i koloniy ("main administration of corrective labour camps and settlements"), '''Com'''munist '''Intern'''ational, and '''sov'''yet '''nar'''odnykh '''kom'''missarov ("council of the people's commissars"). "Nazi" itself is not an example, contrary to what some people may tell you.[[/note]] Consequently, fictional totalitarian governments often use them to play on these connotations. Portmanteaus of the second type are still fairly common in Germany to this day. In countries that don't use alphabets, like Japan, this is also still the standard, which is why PortmanteauSeriesNickname is full of anime show examples.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo'', Raven describes herself as being "nean" ("nice" + "mean"), which is a form of BrutalHonesty.


* [[FusionDance Fusions]] in Franchise/DragonBall, whether they're through the potara earrings or the metamoran dance, combine the names of both participants into one new name. For example: Goku and Vegeta into "Gogeta" or Kale and Caulifla into "Kafla".

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* [[FusionDance Fusions]] in Franchise/DragonBall, ''Franchise/DragonBall'', whether they're through the potara earrings or the metamoran dance, combine the names of everything about both participants into one new name.being, including their names. For example: Goku and Vegeta into "Gogeta" or Kale and Caulifla into "Kafla".

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