In the table below are examples of Japanese-made Chinese compound words adopted into Korean. Judging from a quick glance, quite a few of the concepts likely entered the Japanese language from German, rather than English.

KanjiRomajiKorean English
直接chokusetsu직접direct
注射chūsha주사injection
出口deguchi출구exit
伝染病densenbyō 전염병contagious disease
電子denshi전자electron
動脈 dōmyaku동맥artery
原子 denshi원자atom
百貨店yakkaten 백화점department store
入口iriguchi입구entrance
時間 jikan시간time
決算kessan계산closing of accounts
企業kigyō기업business
小型kogata소형compact
工業kōgyō 공업industry
広告kōkoku광고advertisement
国際kokusai국제international
空間kǖkan공간space
民族minzoku민족people
農民nōmin농민farmer
大型ōgata 대형large scale
歴史rekishi역사history
劣勢ressei열세inferiority
政党seitō정당political party
社会shakai사회society
市場shijō시장market
自然科学shizen kagaku자연과학natural science
所得税shotokuzei소득세income tax
出版shuppan출판publishing
主体shutai주제main subject
相対sōtai상대relative
体育taiiku체육physical education
体操taisō체조calisthenics
投資tōshi투자investment
優勢yǖsei우세superiority
絶対zettai절대absolute
人民共和国jinmin kyōwakoku인민공화국people's republic