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See also: Agens and ágens

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

agens m (plural agentes)

  1. (grammar) agent, grammatical agent

NounEdit

agens n (plural agentia)

  1. agent

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Present active participle of agō (do, make)

PronunciationEdit

ParticipleEdit

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

  1. doing, acting, making
  2. driving

InflectionEdit

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.

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 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)

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NounEdit

agens

  1. definite genitive singular of ag