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I found a paper that does a fairy summary of the types of compounding, and provides some interesting examples of natlang compounds (e.g. apparently the word for "thing" in Mandarin is a compound of "east" + "west"). You can read it here:

http://www3.nacos.com/lsj/modules/documents/LSJpapers/journals/135_scalise.pdf

David Peterson
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