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self
British English: /sɛlf/
American English: /sɛlf/

Translation of self in German:

noun pl. selves

  • 1 (person's essence)
    Selbst, das [formal]
    Ich, das
    be one's usual self
    man selbst sein
    not be one's usual cheerful self
    nicht so fröhlich wie sonst sein
    be back to one's former or old self [again]
    wieder der/die Alte sein
    one's better self
    sein besseres Ich
    my humble self/your good selves
    [humorous]
    meine Wenigkeit/die werten Herrschaften [humorous]
    how is your good self?
    [archaic]
    wie ist das werte Befinden? [archaic]
  • 2
    (one's own interest) die eigene Person
    she cares for nothing but self
    sie nimmt nur sich selbst wichtig
    she has no thoughts of self
    sie ist sehr selbstlos
  • 3 (Business)drawn to self
    auf selbst ausgestellt (Scheck)
    pay to self
    zahlbar an Aussteller od. selbst

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