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Are these examples of compound nouns?

AndreaA2Kwiziq community member

Are these examples of compound nouns?

Une maison  à vendre.  

des travaux à faire,

Asked 8 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Andrea, 

Compound nouns don't normally have a preposition but a hyphen to link them together making them into a new noun -

Here are some examples of combinations of nouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives, and past participles:

Un croque-monsieur

Un couvre-lit A bedspread

Un perce-neige A snowdrop

Un après-midi = An afternoon

Le savoir-faire 

Une belle-sœur = A sister in law

Un coffre-fort = A safe

Un passe-partout A master key

etc.

Hope this helps!

Are these examples of compound nouns?

Une maison  à vendre.  

des travaux à faire,

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