German English Dictionary

Deutsch - English

selten in English:

1. infrequently


The circus comes to our town very infrequently. It's been several years since its last visit.

English word "selten"(infrequently) occurs in sets:

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2. rare


rare birds
Our land abounds in nature’s gifts, Of beauty rich and rare; In history’s page let every stage, Advance Australia Fair!
Complete agreement between theory and practice is a rare case.
Rare gems include aquamarine, amethyst, emerald, quartz and ruby.
My haircut only cost 1,000 yen. That's pretty rare these days. He probably didn't have a license.
It's rare that history comes with a man that his fear is set in the hearts of kings all around earth.
If we don't make the utmost effort to protect the rainforests, many of the rare species in them will become extinct.
Every rare thing is expensive, besides a cheap horse is rare, therefore a cheap horse is expensive.
We only meet on the rare occasions when one of our friends has birthday.
1. In rare cases, they may last a day or two. 2. It's rare to see sth like this.
Colourful zebras are rare these days so you'll be lucky to see them
Snow is a rare sight in Spain. / 2. I know, but it's a rare item and rare items cost a lot. / 3. Humility and humor, a rare combination. / 4. You have a rare, natural talent. / 5. You have a rare beauty, Ann.
a rare feeling when you do not run after a bus, you just wait for it like regular people
Send them to distant lands to seek some rare treasure. This is a rare vintage from an obscure village in Bordeaux.

English word "selten"(rare) occurs in sets:

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3. infrequent



English word "selten"(infrequent) occurs in sets:

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4. seldom


My son seldom
In our country we seldom open gifts in the presence of the giver.
A fat man seldom dislikes anybody very hard or for very long.
Barter, however, was a very unsatisfactory system because people's needs seldom matched exactly.
If you always travel by subway, you seldom surface other than at your stop.
The trouble with him is that he is seldom punctual.
I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one.
Such a man does not go hunting and seldom owns a gun.
Living, as I do, in the country, I seldom have visitors.
Fine words and an insinuating appearance are seldom associated with true virtue.
Advice is seldom welcome, and those who need it the most, like it the least.
People are most angry when they feel they are being mocked. That's why those who are confident in themselves seldom become angry.
It is a matter of common knowledge that a man of genius is seldom successful in his own lifetime.
My grandmother used to go out for a walk almost every day, but now she seldom, if ever, goes out.
Seldom have human beings experienced such a disaster.

English word "selten"(seldom) occurs in sets:

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5. rarely


The mandatory character of schooling is rarely analyzed in the multitude of works dedicated to the study of the various ways to develop within children the desire to learn.
I'm such a coward that I rarely visit the dentist.
I used to go fishing quite often, but now I rarely go.
it happen rarely
There is a law against dropping litter but it is rarely enforced.
Compared with those in America, Japanese marriages rarely end in divorce.
The key is that Asuka abuses Shinji. So, rarely, Shinji flips and assaults Asuka. Then Asuka is surprisingly meek.
It's just throwing money away to have a yacht you rarely use.
Encouraged by the continuing trickle of hits and the rarely arriving email I've somehow kept going till now.
We rarely hear, it has been said, of the combinations of masters, though frequently of those of the workman. But whoever imagines, upon this account, that masters rarely combine, is as ignorant of the world as of the subject.
As a similar feature it is noted that students engaged in fund-raising activities rarely contribute money they have earned themselves.
Life is a long illness that rarely sleeps and can never be cured.
Tigers rarely attack people. In fact, they only attack if they are starving.
1. Our family is so rarely together. / 2. I rarely hear him give so many compliments. / 3. We rarely see cases like this anymore.
Ah, now I remember. I used a condom; something I rarely, or rather practically never, do.

English word "selten"(rarely) occurs in sets:

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