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Chapter 26: Compound Words

  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