NOUNS IN FUNCTION OF ADJECTIVES
Noun often functions as adjective determining another noun:
A noun used as adjective mostly determined:
|driving force, fuel etc.
|function, profession, abilities etc.
In colloquial speech, many pairs of nouns, we write together:
There are common and compound nouns in English.
Common nouns do not arise from putting other words together:
Compound nouns are a combination of two or more words:
|preposition/ adverb + noun
Together, separately or with a conjunction?
There are no consistent rules in spelling compound noun. It is possible to find two ways of spelling the same word depending on the source:
farmhouse/ farm house
living room/ living-room