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All those word-roots have Latin origins as follows: duco : I lead voco : I call loco : I place ludo : I play mitto : I send Since most of those words have English cognates, I point you to the Internet Wayback Machine's link to the American Heritage Dictionary, which used to be free online, and had good etymologies.
Aunque existe la palabra independiente "ante" («me presento ante vosotros para que me juzguéis»), en el caso de "antesala" no es la unión de las palabras "ante" y "sala" sino que es la unión de elemento compositivo "ante-" y el sustantivo "sala". A - Los elementos compositivos ("auto-", "tele-", "ante-", "anti-", "a-", etc.) son invariables: automóviles, ...
Yes. I'm listing a few examples from this link (Palabras compuestas): Noun + noun = noun: mapamundi Noun + adjective = noun & adjective: pelirrojo Adjective + noun = noun: mediodía Verb + verb = noun: tejemaneje Edit: This Wikipedia article also has more examples. Edit 2: I've found another composition: Verb + pronoun + verb = noun: ...
I have always loved this one, since I first read it in Mafalda as a child: correveidile. It's a whole sentence in one word.
Some used in Colombia: Cogeculos: Some situations become a cogeculos when they get out of control. For example: Se armó un cogeculos tremendo. Chiflamicas: A really bad musician. I believe it's the composition of chiflar/silvar (whistle) and micas (mico, perhaps?) Couldn't find anything on Google that would explain how the word came into existence but ...
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