Tag: word-formation

9 Why do we say "a one-legged man", with a final -ed, but also say "a one-person job" without? 2018-09-18T19:06:36.093

8 A three room house but a three headED dog 2019-03-12T15:36:43.213

6 Why is it “Deadpool”, not “Dead Pool”? 2016-07-24T13:02:47.517

6 Why is it that a noun can be added with -ed? 2017-07-23T14:05:42.127

4 Adding "goer" at the end of a word? 2020-05-30T08:18:21.207

3 Person with a long forelock 2017-06-28T16:56:15.627

1 Compounding of — teakettle 2017-12-20T22:32:58.193

1 Word formation of fold? 2018-01-07T06:19:28.490

1 Is "or" in the word "doctor" a suffix? 2018-06-29T05:32:53.353

1 Why people say ‘a racehorse’ and ‘a racing car’? 2019-03-21T05:43:09.063

1 How do I make adjectives from names of regions? California → Californian. Easy. Zabaykalsky Krai →? 2019-11-09T09:35:26.117

1 Can I use 'monarch-appointed' as a compound adjective (for example, 'a monarch-appointed prime-minister')? 2019-11-16T20:54:16.973

1 Can I use some adjective instead of prepositional phrases like 'of both sexes'? 2019-12-06T11:19:04.587

0 How would I properly say that I already went last year? 2016-09-16T14:53:04.453

0 Gimme, gotcha, and goeth 2017-10-24T06:50:01.183

0 Is there any pattern or logic in word formation? 2018-01-04T18:49:44.250

0 Is using word "discriminatable" wrong? 2018-04-27T04:18:16.650

0 Why the D is silent in Fidgety? 2019-05-19T21:12:17.143

0 How do you make superlatives from compound adjectives like 'long-running'? 2019-12-06T11:31:59.370

0 Why is the word 'skilful' not spelled 'skillfull' 2020-01-10T22:15:44.957

0 adding "ness" always make an adjective to a noun 2020-02-20T22:47:08.900

0 Is X et al. one word or multiple words? 2020-04-05T15:13:27.507

0 What do you say at the end of an E-Meetings? 2020-06-11T13:51:55.823

-2 "Restlessnessfullness" or "Restlessfullness" or combining words 2017-11-24T06:24:14.383