Schadenfreude, a Chinese example.
Douglas S. Oliver, UCR Anthropology
DOUGLASO at UCRAC1.UCR.EDU
Wed May 7 15:27:05 UTC 1997
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Subj: Schadenfreude in Chinese
Mandarin: xin zai lo huo (happy at [others'] disaster)
This is a chengyu or (usually) four character saying used as if a single
word in many cases.
Douglas S. Oliver
University of California
Riverside, CA 92521
douglaso at ucrac1.ucr.edu
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