Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 09/23/19 Dvandva

Dvandva (noun)
dvandva [ dvahn-dvah, dvuhn-dvuh ]


noun Grammar.
1. a compound word neither element of which is subordinate to the other, as bittersweet, Anglo-Saxon.


Origin: 1840–50; < Sanskrit, nasalized reduplication of dva two

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