rar

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Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rārus (seldom). Compare Daco-Romanian rar.

Adjective[edit]

rar

  1. sparse, thin
  2. scarce, few
  3. rare, unusual, uncommon

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rārus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rar m (feminine rara, masculine plural rars, feminine plural rares)

  1. rare

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German rar (rare, valuable), from Latin rārus (loose, sparse, rare).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /raːr/, [ʁɑːˀ]

Adjective[edit]

rar (neuter rart, definite and plural rare, comparative rarere, superlative rarest)

  1. pleasant
  2. kind
  3. nice

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rar (comparative rarer, superlative am rarsten)

  1. rare (very uncommon)

Declension[edit]

External links[edit]

  • rar in Duden online

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

rar

  1. rafsi of rarna.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rārus (seldom; rare).

Adjective[edit]

rar

  1. strange

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rārus (seldom).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rar 4 nom/acc forms

  1. sparse, thin
  2. scarce, few
  3. rare, unusual, uncommon

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

rar

  1. sparsely, thinly
  2. seldom, rarely, infrequently
  3. (of speaking) slowly
    Vă rog să vorbiți mai rar.
    Please speak more slowly.

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Usage notes[edit]

For the temporal senses, the literal definition found in the Romanian dictionary DEX indicates a meaning like "at longer intervals of time than usual", which explains the usage related to speech.

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Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rar (comparative rarare, superlative rarast)

  1. cute; sweet
  2. (archaic) rare

Declension[edit]