Compound Words In English: Vocabulary Building
Education and Language
Added on March 18, 2015
Author Manik Joshi
Published October 14, 2014
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Compound Words In English: Vocabulary Building 41.94 KB - A compound word consists of two or more base words. Meaning of Compound word is often different from the separate base words. | Compound words are mostly nouns, adjectives, and verbs | Compound words are of three types- A. Closed Compound Words: Words are joined together. There is no space or hyphen between the words; Examples: firefly / softball / redhead / keyboard / makeup / notebook. | B. Hyphenated Compound Words: Words are joined together by a hyphen; Examples: daughter-in-law / over-the-counter / six-year-old | C. Open Compound Words: Words are not joined together. Words are open or separate. There is a space between the words. Examples: post office / real estate / full moon / half sister. | Detailed list of Compound words in Alphabetical Order Do you want to download or read a ebook? It is available in PDF or epub format in the source
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