"Joy" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 yú lè to entertain / to amuse / entertainment / recreation / amusement / hobby / fun / joy
 lè qù delight / pleasure / joy
 kuài gǎn pleasure / thrill / delight / joy / pleasurable sensation / a high
 yú yuè joyful / cheerful / delighted / joy / delight
 huān xīn favor / liking / love / jubilation / joy
 xǐ lè joy
 huān yuè happiness / joy / to be happy / to be joyous
 xǐ joy
 xuè joy / to joke / to banter / to tease / to mock / Taiwan pr. [nu:e4]
 cóng joy
 yì lè joy / happiness
 xǐ gǎn comicality / comical / (Buddhism) joy
 xiāo hún ecstasy / rapture / to feel overwhelming joy or sorrow
 xǐ nù āi lè four types of human emotions, namely: happiness 歡喜|欢喜[huan1 xi3], anger 憤怒|愤怒[fen4 nu4], sorrow 悲哀[bei1 ai1] and joy 快樂|快乐[kuai4 le4]
 bù yì lè hū lit. isn't that a joy? (quote from Confucius) / fig. (jocularly) extremely / awfully
 xìng zāi lè huò lit. to take joy in calamity and delight in disaster (idiom) / fig. to rejoice in other people's misfortune / Schadenfreude
 xīn xǐ ruò kuáng to be wild with joy (idiom)
 shǒu wǔ zú dǎo hands dance and feet trip (idiom) / dancing and gesticulating for joy
 xìng chōng chōng full of joy and expectations / animatedly
 huān shēng cheers / cries of joy or approval
 huān tiān xǐ dì delighted / with great joy / in high spirits
 méi kāi yǎn xiào brows raised in delight, eyes laughing (idiom) / beaming with joy / all smiles
 xīn huā nù fàng to burst with joy (idiom) / to be over the moon / to be elated
 xǐ qì yáng yáng full of joy (idiom) / jubilation
 dé yì wàng xíng so pleased as to lose one's sense of measure / beside oneself with joy
 xiāo hún overwhelmed (with joy, sorrow etc) / to feel transported
 tiān lún zhī lè family love and joy / domestic bliss
 xiào zhú yán kāi smile spread across the face (idiom) / beaming with pleasure / all smiles / joy written across one's face
 xǐ yáng yáng radiant with joy
 xǐ xíng yú sè face light up with delight (idiom) / to beam with joy
 pǐ jí tài lái extreme sorrow turns to joy (idiom)
 bēi xǐ jiāo jí mixed feelings of grief and joy
 qí lè wú qióng boundless joy
 xiān dǔ wéi kuài joy of first experience (idiom) / the pleasure of reading sth for the first time
 lè jí shēng bēi extreme joy turns to sorrow (idiom) / Don't celebrate too soon, things could still go wrong!
 qí lè bù qióng boundless joy
 xǐ bù zì shèng unable to contain one's joy (idiom)
 xǐ cóng tiān jiàng joy from heaven (idiom) / overjoyed at unexpected good news / unlooked-for happy event
 kǔ zhōng zuò lè to find joy in sorrows (idiom) / to enjoy sth in spite of one's suffering
 jīng xǐ ruò kuáng pleasantly surprised like mad (idiom) / capering madly with joy / to express boundless pleasure
 wéi shàn zuì lè doing good deeds brings the greatest joy (idiom)
 lè kāi huā to burst with joy
 qī qíng seven emotional states / seven affects of traditional Chinese medical theory and therapy, namely: joy 喜[xi3], anger 怒[nu4], anxiety 憂|忧[you1], thought 思[si1], grief 悲[bei1], fear 恐[kong3], fright 驚|惊[jing1] / seven relations
 xǐ bù zì jīn unable to contain one's joy (idiom)
 xǐ zé qì huǎn joy depresses one's qi vital breath / an excess of joy may lead to sluggishness of vital energy (TCM)
 xǐ jí ér qì crying tears of joy (idiom)
 xǐ chōng chōng to beam with joy / in a happy mood
 xǐ yuè to jump for joy
 zhǎn méi to beam with joy / all smiles
 biàn yuè to clap one's hands in joy
 wǔ biàn to dance for joy
 áo biàn to clap and dance with joy
 Qí rén zhī fú lit. the happy fate of the man from Qi (who had a wife and a concubine) (idiom) / fig. (ironically) the joy of having several partners / the life of a pasha
 yú guī zhī xǐ the joy of matrimony (polite phrase referring to a young woman)
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