bakgrund

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bak (behind, at the back) +‎ grund (ground). Probably influenced by a foreign language, compare Danish baggrund (background), English background and German Hintergrund.[1]

Noun[edit]

bakgrund c

  1. ground (background, context, framework, surroundings)
  2. background, origins; one's social heritage
  3. background; a part of the picture that depicts scenery to the rear or behind the main subject; context
  4. background; a less important part of the scenery

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ bakgrund in Svenska Akademiens ordbok online.