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Compound Words in English: Vocabulary Building
Series: English Word Power, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
A compound word consists of two or more base words. They are mostly nouns, adjectives, and verbs | Types- A. Closed Compound Words: Words are joined together- firefly / redhead. | B. Hyphenated Compound Words: Words are joined together by a hyphen- daughter-in-law | C. Open Compound Words: Words are open- post office / real estate. | Detailed list of Compound words in Alphabetical Order