Tuuli Mustasydän (kyrasantae) wrote in linguaphiles,
Tuuli Mustasydän
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Words for Experience

Hello everyone,

Last week I learned that German has two different words for what we might call in English 'experience':

"Erlebnis", which is the physical experience, the course of events, the things that one did; and
"Erfahrung", which is, roughly speaking, the emotional or psychological experiences of/resulting from the 'Erlebnis'.

Later, I found out that Finnish also has separate words for these things, "kokemus" and "elämys", respectively.

What other languages have separate words for these two concepts?
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