ELI5: Explain Like I'm 5


Univerbation is a big word that means when we take two or more words and squish them together to make one new word.

For example, if we take the words "motor" and "cycle" and put them together, we get the word "motorcycle." It's like taking two puzzle pieces and sticking them together to make one new puzzle piece.

People use univerbation a lot to make new words that are easier to say or remember. Some examples include "brunch" (breakfast + lunch), "smog" (smoke + fog), and "Netflix" (internet + flicks).

So, univerbation allows us to make new words by combining old words in a fun and creative way!
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