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"Die Freude"

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December 25, 2012

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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.

December 25, 2012

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'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.'

May 11, 2013

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An die Freude: Ode to Joy

October 15, 2016
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