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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.'


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