FORMATION OF COMPOUND NOUNS
What is Compound Noun?
A compound noun is a word that combines two or more words than two words are mixing them to make a single noun. It is called a compound noun because it involves more than one word to determine it. You can make Compound nouns by the formation of compound nouns.
Words formation in English Grammar or English Language
In English Grammar or English Language have genius compound words of expressive of the formations. Like this ( elbow-room, pick-pocket, land-lord )
The compound words are usually separated from two parts by a hyphen. However, In this case, The component parts are closely connected with more common compound words, so that they are written as in single word without hyphens among them.
Like this: ( landlord, overcome, overload, pickpocket, haircut, sunstroke, sunshine ) here, In this case, many other compound words are total integration has been accomplished by modifying of one and both of components parts.
There are Three forms of Compound Noun
1: Open and Spaced: ( with Space )
The space between two words to make the new word and meaning is called the open and Spaced form of Compound noun.
For instance ( Table tennis, train stop, ) etc
2: Hyphenated: ( with Hyphens )
The hyphenated ( – ) is use to join the two different words to make it one word with different meanings is announce the Hyphenated form of a compound noun.
For instance ( Father-in-law, Self-confidence, Six-pack ) etc
3: Closed or solid: ( without space and hyphens )
The close or stable form of the compound use without any space and hyphens in any word to make a new word and meaning are called Close or solid forms of Compound nouns.
For instance ( girlfriend, bedroom, classmate ) etc
Formation of the compound nouns: Compound Nouns can begin with Different Rules and Different combining parts of speech.
1: Noun + Noun
2: Adjective + Noun
3: Verb + Noun
4: Noun + Verb
5: Gerund + Noun
6: Noun + Gerund
7: Noun + Preposition
8: Present Participle + Noun
9: Possessive + Noun + Noun
RULES 1: ( Formation of compound nouns )
Noun + Noun
Bedroom = “ Two different nouns make one word with different mean “.
( Moonlight, wheelchair, toothbrush, moon star ) etc
RULES 2: ( Formation of compound nouns )
Adjective + Noun
Black boar = “ black is adjective & board is noun make one word with different mean “
( Handsome boy, beautiful girl, Cleaver student, intelligent boy, small village ) etc
RULES 3: ( Formation of compound noun )
Verb + Noun
Play + ground = “ play is verb & ground Is noun “.
( Pickpocket, dance team, playground, driving lances, send SMS, passport ) etc
RULES 4: ( Formation of compound noun )
Noun + Verb
Handshake = “ Hand is noun & shake Is noun “
( man-eater, hair cut, rainfall, car driver ) etc
RULES 5: ( Formation of compound noun )
Gerund + Noun
Dining table = “ Dining is Gerund & table Is noun “
( Dining room, shopping bag, Sitting room, drawing room ) etc
RULES 6: ( Formation of compound noun )
Noun + Gerund
Water – Leaking = “ Water is noun & Leaking is gerund “
( fortune-telling, water-skiing, house-cleaning ) etc
RULES 7: ( Formation of compound noun )
Noun + Preposition
Cooker – on = “ Cooker is noun & On is the preposition “
( Commander-in-chief, passer-by, looker-on, hanger-on, brother-in-law ) etc
RULES 8: ( Formation of compound noun )
Present participle + Noun
Flying-fish = ( Here ” Flying ” is the verb and ” fish ” is a noun that makes one word and new meaning. you do not understand here ( Verb + Noun ) always, so like this, ( humming-bird, loving-kindness, flying-car ) etc
RULES 9: ( Formation of compound noun )
Possessive noun + noun
Here, ( In this case, The Apostrophe is should be using)
Like this: ( Craft’s-man, Hair’s-breadth, Stone’s-throw, ).
It is necessary to understand and determinate the ” compound nouns “. Each compound noun is perform in one unit and can be modify by other adjectives and nouns.