agens

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See also: Agens and ágens

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaː.ɣɛns/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: agens

Noun[edit]

agens m (plural agentes)

  1. (grammar) agent, grammatical agent

Noun[edit]

agens n (plural agentia)

  1. agent, effective cause

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of agō (do, make)

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

agēns (genitive agentis); third-declension one-termination participle

  1. doing, acting, making
  2. driving

Declension[edit]

Third-declension participle.

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
agentīs
agentia
Ablative agente
agentī1
agentibus
Vocative agēns agentēs agentia

1When used purely as an adjective.

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: agent
  • Dutch: agent
  • English: agent
  • French: agent
  • Galician: axente
  • Italian: agente
  • Portuguese: agente
  • Romanian: agent
  • Spanish: agente

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
  • agens in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • agens in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

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Noun[edit]

agens

  1. definite genitive singular of ag

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