The Joy of Sanskrit
Week 18. Vocabulary
Week 18. Makkomas-sūtras
18.1 Karmadhāraya (KD), like śulka-mālā ‘white-garland’, if resolved would be in the same case, often adjective+noun.
18.2 Tatpuruṣa (TP), like tat-puruṣa ‘his man’, if resolved would be in different cases.
18.3 Words in compounds appear in stem form (except when they don’t).