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
A compound word is one that is made of two or more separate words. The way to tell is to divide the word and see if you get real words when you divide it. There is no way to divide "there" and get two words that are real words. You can get the word "here" but then the only thing left is "T" and that's not a word. This makes there NOT a compound word.
A one-word compound is one type of compound word. It is a single word made by joining two words together with no space between them. A compound word can be: - one word made from two, or - two or more separate words with spaces in between, or - two or more words joined by hyphens. Here are the three types of compound words: - The closed form, such as notebook or keyboard, joins two…
Separate a word into two words going letter by letter until the two words you created are actually words in whatever language the original word was. :) Butterfly: Butter & fly! Keyboard: Key & board! ~Megan~ By your definition then, the words season and bamboo would be compound words, but they aren't. Sea + son = season or bam + boo = bamboo. The thing to remember is even though there may be two separate…
Does a compound word mean to separate a word of two or more syllables at the end of a line or to join compound words?
A compound word is a combination of two smaller words, such as "beehive". "Beehive" is a compound word because it is made up of 2 different words; "bee" and "hive", that were put together as a single word. The name for a word that is separated at the end of a line between syllables is called...well, actually I don't think there's a name for it. Hope this helps.
Bamboo is not a compound word. A compound word is essentially a word that is created by putting two independent words together, that could stand alone if you were to break the compound word into two. An example of a compound word is dragonfly, or bookworm! Since the word bamboo does not break into two words that can stand on their own, you can know that it is not a compound word.