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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


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

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).

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