Examples of compound words in Italian

Examples of compound words in Italian

Compound words are those words which are formed by combining two or more words. In Italian, compound words are especially common in scientific and technical terminology. Some examples of compound words used in scientific fields, for example, are elettrocardiogramma (electrocardiogram) and gastroscopia (gastroscopy). However, you can find many compound words also in standard Italian. Examples of compound words in standard Italian are maleducato (ill-mannered), mezzogiorno (midday). So, today I’m writing an article about compound words in Italian because it can be useful for you to know how compound words are formed. In Italian compound words can be formed in different…

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