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ERIC Number: EJ173732
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Publication Date: 1977
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On the Creation and Use of English Compound Nouns
Downing, Pamela
Language, 53, 4, 810-42, Dec 77
A number of experimental tasks were conducted in which subjects were asked to interpret and create novel noun-noun compounds. Results indicate that semantic relationships that hold between members of these compounds cannot be characterized in terms of a finite list of appropriate compounding relationships. (CHK)
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