1. 1 〔喜ぶこと〕(a) joy, (a) pleasure
    • 彼女は喜びに震えた[喜びで胸がいっぱいだった]
    • She trembled [was filled] with joy.
    • ジャズを聞くのが私の最大の喜びだ
    • Listening to jazz is my greatest pleasure.
    • 彼の成功は私にとって大きな喜びです
    • His success makes me very happy.
    • それを聞いて喜びもひとしおだ
    • Nothing could please me more than to hear that.
    • 一人で喜びをかみしめていた
    • He was savoring his happiness all by himself.
    • 喜びを率直に表した
    • He showed his joy quite openly.
    • 村中が喜びにわいた
    • The whole village was bubbling with joy.
  1. 2 〔めでたいこと〕
    • 彼の家では娘の結婚,息子の大学卒業と喜びが続いた
    • In his family happy events, such as his daughter's marriage and his son's graduation from college, occurred one after another.
  1. 3 〔祝意〕congratulation; 〔祝いの言葉〕congratulations (▼通常複数形で用いる)
    • 喜びの手紙
    • a letter of congratulations
    • 友達に結婚の喜びを述べるため電報を打った
    • I sent a telegram to a friend to congratulate him on his marriage.
    • 新年のお喜びを申し上げます
    • Happy New Year!