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How to handle modifiers within modifiers in noun phrases?

I asked How does Chinese handle the -ing and -ed in common names, like "Black-bellied whistling duck"? in an attempt to learn better how analytic languages deal with complex noun phrases ...
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How do atomic languages handle breaking down and sequencing complex English noun-phrases?

Along the lines of How do languages which have adjectives after the noun work with complex phrases? (my last question), I am wondering now more about compound English words and how to break these ...
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