Compound word

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"These scattered tribes come, one and all, under the title of Nyam-Nyams, and this compound word is only a sort of nickname.
A Noun is a composite significant sound, not marking time, of which no part is in itself significant: for in double or compound words we do not employ the separate parts as if each were in itself significant.
The river was half a mile in width, yet every word uttered by the chieftain was heard; this may be partly attributed to the distinct manner in which every syllable of the compound words in the Indian language is articulated and accented; but in truth, a savage warrior might often rival Achilles himself for force of lungs.
Having picked up a few of our most familiar colloquial expressions, he scattered them about over his conversation whenever they happened to occur to him, turning them, in his high relish for their sound and his general ignorance of their sense, into compound words and repetitions of his own, and always running them into each other, as if they consisted of one long syllable.
Penalizing trade imbalances would have gone hand in hand with his plan for a new global monetary system, which would have been based on a universal synthetic currency called "bancor" (a French compound word for bank-created gold).
The Korean term for this is "menbung," an English-Korean compound word of "men" from mental and "bung" from "bunggwoe" or collapse, namely meaning mental collapse.
Anyone who has some familiarity with Sanskrit, the ancient classical language of India, knows that while it has a large number of compound words (samasas) it does not have even one instance of a compound word formed with any word outside the language, including the languages of Indian origin.
An activity named the 'Compound Word Tunnel Relay' can be conducted to extend students' overall word knowledge, particularly compound words.
But just because a compound word can be split into two does not mean a similar-sounding word can.
How many would recall that in the 1960s when what was to be known as the 'Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)' was under negotiation, it was the Indian delegation that came up with the (infamous) compound word 'non-proliferation'!
The word, democracy derives from the Greek word, demokratia which is a compound word. It speaks of demos, that is, people and kratia which speaks of power; and that word is taken from the Greek word, kratos.