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This lens uses a screw driven AF, meaning the body drives the AF. The D5xxx series and D3xxx series of cameras need AF-S lenses in order to AF with them.
Nikon has a compatibility chart where you can look these things up. On this page you can download the chart in Excel format. https://nikoneurope-en.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/19026 It seems autofocus is not supported for this combination.
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