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New stems are formed by Composition in three ways: -

1. The second part is simply added to the first: -

2. The first part modifies the second as an adjective or adverb (Determinative Compounds): -

3. The first part has the force of a case, and the second a verbal force (Objective Compounds): -

a. Compounds of the above kinds, in which the last word is a noun, may become adjectives, meaning possessed of the quality denoted: -

NOTE: Many compounds of the above classes appear only in the form of some further derivative, the proper compound not being found in Latin.