Definition of relexify in English:

relexify

verb

Linguistics
  • with object To introduce into (a language) vocabulary taken from another language without grammatical adjustment of the items introduced; to subject to relexification. Chiefly in pass.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Orbis. From re- + ancient Greek λέξις word + -fy.

Pronunciation

relexify

/ˌriːˈlɛksɪfʌɪ/