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    Coined Words

    Hi, our teachers!.I hope you be in good healthy mood.

    Some questions irritate my mind .Here are :
    Someone is very much fond of Riyadh , of Abha of Jeddah and Al-Qasba. He is “a Riyadophil”,“an Abhophil” ,”Jeddophil”and”an Al-Qasbophil”
    How correct and well-formed are these coined words ?


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    Ayed, 8)

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    I'd use the 'phile'spelling, but both seem correct. I'd say those words are correctly formed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I'd use the 'phile'spelling, but both seem correct. I'd say those words are correctly formed.
    Shokrun luka
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    Thank you , Tdol , :)

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    Always welcome, Ayed.

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    Someone who likes things French is a francophile.

    :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Someone who likes things French is a francophile.

    :)
    Thumb up . man.
    What about when I love Mr.RonBee?
    May I be RonBeophile?Or what?RonBeophil

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ayed
    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Someone who likes things French is a francophile.

    :)
    Thumb up . man.
    What about when I love Mr.RonBee?
    May I be RonBeophile?Or what?RonBeophil
    Be a RonBeeophile. :wink:

    If you want to make up a word for a person who loves things Arabic, you could, I suppose, call that person an arabophile. There is a word for a person who loves things English: anglophile. For a person who loves things American, we will, I suppose, have to make one up. Perhaps: amerophile.

    :)

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    What a linguist man you are !

    Tell you what, Mr.RonBee! let us invent another a new word connecting you with Mr.Tdol.
    here : I love Mr.RonBee and Mr.Tdol .I am "Anglo-Amerophile" :wink:

    Thank you .
    Ayed

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    Shokrun luka.

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    What Tdol said.

    :wink:

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