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Re: Types of Compounds

From:Jeffrey Jones <jsjonesmiami@...>
Date:Saturday, November 3, 2007, 13:02
On Tue, 30 Oct 2007 18:09:43 -0400, Jeffrey Jones
<jsjonesmiami@...> wrote:
> >hundo husa -- "doghouse"
Oops, that won't work! Hus- is monovalent, so it can't take a genitive object. As it stands, the example refers to a house which is also a dog. But foglo teila -- "bird's tail" will work. Meanwhile, I've been coming up with different kinds of compounds (actually, different two-word constructions substituting for compounds). Jeff