agens

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See also: Agens and ágens

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin agēns, present active participle of agere (to drive, lead, conduct, manage, perform, do).

Noun[edit]

agens m (plural agentes)

  1. (grammar) agent, grammatical agent

Noun[edit]

agens n (plural agentia)

  1. agent

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of agō (do, make)

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

agēns m, f, n (genitive agentis); third declension

  1. doing, acting, making
  2. driving

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative agēns agentēs agentia
genitive agentis agentium
dative agentī agentibus
accusative agentem agēns agentēs agentia
ablative agente, agentī1 agentibus
vocative agēns agentēs agentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • agens in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • agens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “agens”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • agens” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

agens

  1. definite genitive singular of ag