tatpurusha


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tatpurusha

(tætˈpʊərəʃə)
n
a compound in which the first element determines the second
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18 22 21 EASY 1 EASY 2 TATPURUSHA 23 40 89 29 20 25 267 428 7 8 10 15 12 20 .
A tatpurusha is a compound of two words in which the first is an attributive noun and the second, a substantive: Examples include bookcase, aircraft, flowerpot, guidebook.