Definition of relexification in English:

relexification

noun

Linguistics
  • Especially in a pidgin or creole language: the process whereby a word or group of words in one language is replaced with a corresponding word or group of words from another language, without grammatical adjustment of the items introduced; an instance of this.

Origin

1960s. Originally from re- + ancient Greek λέξις word + -fication. In later use from relexify.

Pronunciation

relexification

/ˌriːlɛksɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/