handlande

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

present participle of handla

Adjective[edit]

handlande

  1. acting

Declension[edit]

Inflection of handlande
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular handlande
Neuter singular handlande
Plural handlande
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 handlande
All handlande
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

Noun[edit]

handlande n, c

  1. (uncountable) action
    det mänskliga handlandet
    human action(s)
    Habermas teori om det kommunikativa handlandet säger således att...
    Habermas' theory of communicative action thus says that...
  2. (uncountable) trade, business
    Malmö är centrum för spridandet och handlandet med stulna kortnummer.
    Malmö is a center in the transfer and trade with stolen card numbers.
  3. (dated) a businessman, a merchant, a trader, an agent
    Curmansgatan har sitt namn efter handlanden August Curman (1811-1885)
    Curman street has its name from the merchant August Curman (1811-1885)
    handlandena Kihlström och Selin uppläto kostnadsfritt sitt ångfartyg
    merchants Kihlström and Selin offered free of charge the use of their steamship

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Verb[edit]

handlande

  1. present participle of handla