26.1 German language uses a lot compound words.

German language uses very often compound words to state things more precisely. In German it's common to write those words together. In English this is to be found also quite often.

Some examples    
Ohr = ear
Innenohr = inner ear
Ohrmuschel = outer ear
Ohrläppchen = earlobe
Garten = garden
Gemüsegarten = vegetable garden
Obstgarten = fruit garden
Ziergarten = ornamental garden

The good in it is, that with less vocabulary you are able

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