Imagine, Kierkegaard says, that you saw nothing but a word followed by a hyphen .
Two or more one-syllable words may be joined together, however, usually connected by a hyphen , to form a compound word.
According to Jacoby, the hyphen in service-learning is symbolically representative of this symbiotic relationship.
He was coal and wool joined by a stately hyphen and ennobled by five coronets.
Outside the University in Mumbai is the greeting ‘wel-come’, with the two elements separated by a hyphen .
They've registered the name with a hyphen between the words but I own the domain as one word which is their preference.
The only quibble I have with the grammar of that prose is the use of a hyphen followed by a semi-colon in the final sentence.
For those who care: in one of last week's postings, I had linked loads and loads of words together with hyphens instead of spaces.
Counting only letters, and ignoring characters like spaces and commas and hyphens , you can see the proof in the definition.
Periods and hyphens indicate, respectively, base identities and deletions.