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A to Z of Compound Words

An alphabetical list of compound words

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Andiron

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An alphabetical list of compound words

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Andiron
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Corkscrew

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eggshell

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H - hacksaw

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M - Moorhen

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O - Onwards

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P - pancake

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T - Topmast

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Edit to add: Sometimes we will have to 'skip' X, Y and Z because there are a very limited number of compound words starting with these letters
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Z - zigzag

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E - Everyone

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I - Inkpot

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M - Madman

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O - Oatmeal

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Yachtsman

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E - eardrum

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G - Gladsome

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H- heartache

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I - Input

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S-sunset

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T - Topside

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A - Assort

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Assort is not a compound word.
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A - afternoon
lovemylife 15 hrs ago
Assort is not a compound word.



Since when?????

AS - SORT

Please explain how two words viz., AS and SORT, don't make a compound word?????

Howsomever, we'll carry on from G...

H - HANDSOME

HAND and SOME
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Assort is not a compound word because the A- is a prefix. The S is doubled when added to SORT.
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Assort is not a compound word because the A- is a prefix. The S is doubled when added to SORT.


Assort IS a compound word. It is made from the words "as" and "sort"
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Assort is not a compound word because the A- is a prefix. The S is doubled when added to SORT.


Assort IS a compound word. It is made from the words "as" and "sort"

Whatever. It's not worth arguing about.
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Assort is not a compound word because the A- is a prefix. The S is doubled when added to SORT.


Assort IS a compound word. It is made from the words "as" and "sort"

Whatever. It's not worth arguing about.


No argument from me... we can't change the rules of grammer though...

'A compound word is a combination of two or more words that function as a single unit of meaning'

So...

AS is a single word + SORT, which is also a single word

Added together they become ASSORT, a compound word...

As I said, no argument from me, the answer is as simple as it is...
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This, too, is a compound word

One of the three different types of Compound Words
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J - Jigsaw

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