"Rare" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 nán dé seldom / rare / hard to come by
 hǎn jiàn rare / rarely seen
 zhēn xī rare / precious and uncommon
 shǎo jiàn rare / not familiar (to the speaker) / sth rarely experience / hard to see
 shǎo yǒu rare / infrequent
 xī shǎo sparse / rare
 míng guì famous and valuable / rare / precious
 xī qí rare / strange
 bù kě duō dé hard to come by / rare
 xī han rare / uncommon / rarity / to value as a rarity / to cherish / Taiwan pr. [xi1 han3]
 xī qí rare / strange
 xī shì rare
 zhēn qí rare / strange
 qí jué strange / rare / bizarre
 xī rare / uncommon / watery / sparse
 hǎn rare
 wěi (reddish jade) / precious / rare
 yī excellent / precious / rare / fine / (used in given names)
 zhēn yì rare / precious and odd
 hǎn yǒu to rarely have / rare
 yī fēn shú rare (of steak)
 mì jí rare book / cheat code (video games)
 guài shòu rare animal / mythical animal / monster
 yuán bǎo a silver or gold ingot / mock ingot (burnt as offering in worship) / a name for ancient currency / a rare genius
 shū róng special glory / distinction / rare honor / one's laurels / it's a privilege (to meet you)
 yóu wù rarity / rare object / rare person / extraordinarily beautiful woman
 xī tǔ rare earth (chemistry)
 yì wù rarity / rare delicacy / foreign matter / alien body / the dead / ghost / monstrosity / alien life-form
 nán néng kě guì rare and precious / valuable / remarkable
 guī bǎo gem / (fig.) rare and valuable item / gem / treasure
 qiān zǎi nán féng extremely rare (idiom) / once in a blue moon
 wén suǒ wèi wén unheard of / an extremely rare and unprecedented event
 fèng máo lín jiǎo lit. as rare as phoenix feathers and unicorn horns (idiom) / fig. few and far between
 qí zhēn a rare treasure / sth priceless and unique
 yǎn fú a treat for the eyes / the rare chance of seeing sth beautiful
 yì xiāng rare perfume
 shàn běn old book / good book / reliable book / rare book
 gāo cái great talent / rare capability / person of outstanding ability
 zhēn xiū delicacy / dainties / rare foodstuff
 qí huò kě jū rare commodity worth hoarding / object for profiteering
 mì běn a treasured rare book
 liáo ruò chén xīng rare as morning stars (idiom) / few and far between / sparse
 xī tǔ yuán sù rare earth element (chemistry)
 tiě shù kāi huā lit. the iron tree blooms (idiom) / a highly improbable or extremely rare occurrence
 xiān fresh / rare
 xī yǒu qì tǐ rare gas / noble gas (chemistry)
 qí zhēn yì bǎo rare treasure (idiom)
 qí pā yì huì rare and exotic flora (idiom)
 Yuán jiāng jiǔ lèi rare talent / lit. legendary nine-ribbed turtle of Yuan river
 zhēn qín qí shòu rare animals and birds
 kōng gǔ zú yīn the sound of footsteps in a deserted valley (idiom) / sth hard to come by / sth wonderful and rare
 rén jì hǎn zhì lit. men's footprints are rare (idiom) / fig. off the beaten track / lonely / deserted
 qí huā yì huì exotic flowers and rare herbs (idiom)
 xiǎn few / rare
 yī excellent / precious / rare
 xī tǔ jīn shǔ rare earth element
 sān fēn shú medium rare (of steak)
 rén jì hǎn lit. men's footprints are rare / off the beaten track
 róng huá jué dài to be blessed with rare and radiant beauty (idiom)
 zhēn xiū variant of 珍饈|珍馐, delicacy / dainties / rare foodstuff
 mi used in rare Japanese place names such as 袮宜町 / Minorimachi and 袮宜田 / Minorita
 gāo cái great talent / rare capability / person of outstanding ability
 lóng gān fèng dǎn rare food / ambrosia (delicacy)
  rare taxon
  List of Rare, Threatened and Endemic Plants in Europe
 gè lì specific example / rare instance
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