幾家歡樂幾家愁

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Mandarin[edit]

 
how much; how many; several; a few; almost
 
-ist; -er; -ian; home; family; a person engaged in a certain art or profession; measure word for stores and schools
joyous; happy
 
how much; how many; several; a few; almost
 
-ist; -er; -ian; home; family; a person engaged in a certain art or profession; measure word for stores and schools
worry about
trad. (幾家歡樂幾家愁) 歡樂
simp. (几家欢乐几家愁) 欢乐

Etymology[edit]

Literally: Some families are happy, some families have worries.

Proverb[edit]

幾家歡樂幾家愁 (traditional, Pinyin jǐ jiā huānlè jǐ jiā chóu, simplified 几家欢乐几家愁)

  1. Some are more fortunate than others.

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