How to spell English compounds


This website gives you a quick overview of the most important results of Christina Sanchez-Stockhammer's book English Compounds and their Spelling (Cambridge University Press, 2018). If you would like to learn more about the author or about English linguistics, please take a look at Christina Sanchez-Stockhammer's personal website,

CompSpell program

Conceptualisation: Christina Sanchez-Stockhammer (LMU Munich)

Programming: Lennart Schreiber (Webzap)

This website

Content: Christina Sanchez-Stockhammer (

Design and implementation: Tobias Englmeier, Veronika Gacia (LMU Munich)

Graphics: Engin_Akyurt (CC0 Creative Commons,

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