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"Die Freude"

December 25, 2012

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bradyoder

I would translate this as "the joy", or simply "joy." In English, we don't use articles with general concepts (love, hate, joy, etc.), whereas in German, they more commonly do.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Erikman

'The joy' worked for me. There are incidences where 'the' is used, for example, "The joy he felt overwhelmed him' or 'You can feel the excitement in the air.'


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/WyomingMad

An die Freude: Ode to Joy

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