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For query: 12 3037.2
After months, a summary of answers I received to my request for sources
or lists of compound nouns. These were all helpful though I had hoped
for actual lists of compounds. Thanks to those who sent me the
1: two sites that are style guideline on treatment of compounds:
2. A paper with lots of examples
Liberman, Mark and Richard Sproat. 1992. "The stress and structure of
modified noun phrases in English". In _Lexical Matters_, Ivan Sag &
Szabolcsi (eds), CSLI: Stanford, CA.
3. sources of copulative compounds as well as endocentric ones:
Olsen, S. 2001 Copulative Compounds: A closer look at the interface
between syntax and morphology. Yearbook of Morphology 2000, 279-320.
4. a paper about Noun compounds in English
containing a lot of data in the appendix, which was presented at
MMM 3, Barcelona, 21 September 2001.
The paper is downloadable from his web site
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