Compound Words : These are widely used in News Papers.

Compound Words

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Compound words are formed by joining two or more simple words. Compound words are for the most parts Nouns, Adjectives and verb.


  1. Example :

    Full + Moon = Full Moon

    Adjective + Object = Compound word



    Electric + light = Electric light

    Adjective + Object = Compound word



  2. Example :

    Letter + writing = Letter writing

    Adjective + Verbal noun = Compound word



    Reading + books = Reading Books

    Verbal noun + Object = Compound Word


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