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näring c

  1. nourishment, food; that which nurtures or nourishes an organism; the lunch on your table
    Plantan ökar upptaget av näring samt kan tillgodogöra sig solljuset bättre.
    The plant increases its nutrient uptake and can benefit better from sunlight.
  2. a livelihood, a trade, work, a profession, business, industry; that which brings lunch on your table

Usage notes[edit]

  • Näringsliv (business life, predominantly privately owned) is the opposite of public institutions (schools, government agencies) in many political discussions.
  • The various trades can either be called näring (åkerinäring, fiskerinäring) or bransch (bilbransch, stålbransch).


Declension of näring 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative näring näringen näringar näringarna
Genitive närings näringens näringars näringarnas

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