Schadenfreude, a Chinese example.

Douglas S. Oliver, UCR Anthropology DOUGLASO at UCRAC1.UCR.EDU
Wed May 7 15:27:05 UTC 1997

From:   CITRUS::DOUGLASO     "Douglas S. Oliver, UCR Anthropology"  6-MAY-1997 11:17:21.84
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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

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