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Yes, handsome is a compound word from the words 'hand' and 'some'.

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What is a compound word for hand and lithe and win?

handsome, lithesome, winsome

Is handsome compound word?

Yes it is a compounding of the head noun 'hand' and the suffix -some.

What is the Irish word for handsome?

The Irish word for handsome is eireachdail.

How many syllables are in handsome word?

2 syllables in handsome and 3 syllables in handsome word

What is the superlative word for handsome?

most handsome

What part of speech is handsome?

The word handsome is an adjective.

What is the superlative form of the word handsome?

most handsome.

What is the meaning of handsome in Hebrew?

Handsome is not a Hebrew word.

How many syllables are in the word handsome?

There are two syllables in the word "handsome" - hand / some

What is the Arabic word for handsome?

handsome = "waseem" /wəsi:m/ وسيم

What is the word 'handsome' when translated from English to Indonesian?

The word 'handsome' when translated to Indonesian is gagah or tampan.

What is the word for handsome in Korean using the English alphabet letters?

the word handsome in Korean language is "jalsengyetta"

How do you spell handsome in dutch?

knap is the word for handsome in Dutch. This is the word used to say someone is attarctive.

What is the Greek word for Handsome?

omorfos...eisai omorfos is you're handsome for a male

How do you spell handsome in spanish?

guapo"Handsome" in Spanish usually is the word "guapo".

What is the comparative of handsome?

Because handsome is an adjective with two syllables and does not end in a 'y,' the comparative for the word uses more. The comparative for handsome is more handsome.

What word that is a compound word that is two separate words?

All compound words are made up of separate words: Handsome = hand+some Something = some+thing Deadbeat = dead+beat Eyebrow = eye+brow Gingersnap = ginger+snap

What is a example of a compound object of a preposition?

ex: The men look handsome in theirsuitsl lprepositional phrase Compound object

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Is the word handsome a pronoun?

No, the word 'handsome' is an adjective, a word used to describe a noun as pleasing to look at; especially of a person (a handsome man); or a substantial amount of money (a handsome sum).A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun in a sentence.Example: That handsome actor you like is in this movie. He plays the lead.The adjective 'handsome' describes the noun 'actor'.The pronoun 'he' takes the place of the noun 'actor' in the second sentence.