Wikipedia:Basic English compound wordlist

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This is a list of the compound Basic English words in alphabetical order.

Much like sentences or phrases can be made of Basic words, a compound word can be created. These must only be made from appropriate root words, so that the interpretation is obvious to the reader.



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A

afterthoughtairplaneanotheranybodyanyhowanyoneanythinganywhere

B

backbonebackspacebackwoodsbecomebedroombeeswaxbirthdaybirthrightblackberryblackbirdblackboardbloodvesselbluebellbookkeeperbrushwoodbuttercup

C

cardboardcarefreecaretakerclockworkcommonsensecopyrightcupboard

D

daylightdownfall

E

ear-ringearthworkevergreeneverybodyeverydayeveryoneeverythingeverywhereeyeball

F

fatherlandfingerprintfirearmfire-enginefireflyfiremanfireplacefireworkfirst-ratefootballfootlightsfootmanfootnotefootprintfootstep

G

gasworksgoldfishgoodlookinggunboatgun-carriagegunmetalgunpowder

H

handbookhandwritingheaddressheadlandheadstoneheadwayhereafterherewithhighlandshighwayhimselfhorseplayhorsepowerhourglasshouseboathousekeeperhowever

I

inasmuchincomeindoorsinlandinletinputinsideinstepintoitself

J

K

keyboard

L

landmarklandsliplighthouselooking-glass

M

manholemyself

N

networknewspapernobodynothingnowhere

O

offspringoncomingoneselfonelineonlookerontooutburstoutcomeoutcryoutdooroutgoingouthouseoutlawoutletoutlineoutlookoutputoutsideoutskirtsoutstretchedoveractingoverall overbalancingovercoatovercomeoverdooverdressedoverfulloverhangingoverheadoverloadoverbearingoverlandoverleafoverseasoverseerovershoeoverstatementovertakeovertaxedovertimeoverturnedoveruseovervaluedoverweightoverworking

P

pincushionplaythingpolicemanpostmanpostmarkpostmasterpostoffice

Q

R

runaway

S

seamansecondhandshorthandshutdownsideboardsidewalksomebodysomedaysomehowsomeonesomethingsometimesomewhatsomewherestartupsuchlikesunburnsunlightsunshadesweetheart

T

todaytonighttradesman

U

underclothingundercookedundergoundergrowthunderminedundersignedundersizedunderstatementundertakeundervaluedundoupdateupkeepupliftuponuprightuptake

V

viewpoint

W

waterfallweekendwell-beingwell-offwhateverwheneverwhereaswherebywhereverwhicheverwhitewashwhoeverwindpipewithinwithoutwoodworkworkhouse

X

x-ray

Y

yearbookyourself

Z

zookeeper