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What do you in grammar terminology call a word that is not compound?

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I think the word "single" is most frequently used in scholarly writing.

speedwell2 April 15, 2004, 9:01am

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"simple" is used also..
i'm not sure that's what you are looking for, though.

calculusduck April 27, 2004, 11:45pm

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