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Is it der, die oder das Agentin?


The correct article in German of Agentin is die. So it is die Agentin! (nominative case)

The word Agentin is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

Finding the right gender of a noun

German articles are used similarly to the English articles,a and the. However, they are declined differently (change) according to the number, gender and case of their nouns.

In the German language, the gender and therefore article is fixed for each noun.

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The most difficult part of learning the German language is the articles (der, die, das) or rather the gender of each noun. The gender of each noun in German has no simple rule. In fact, it can even seem illogical. For example das Mädchen, a young girl is neutral while der Junge, a young boy is male.

It is a good idea to learn the correct article for each new word together - even if it means a lot of work. For example learning "der Hund" (the dog) rather than just Hund by itself. Fortunately, there are some rules about gender in German that make things a little easier. It might be even nicer if these rules didn't have exceptions - but you can't have everything! The best way to learn them is with the App - Der-Die-Das Train! (available for iOS and Android)

German nouns belong either to the gender masculine (male, standard gender) with the definite article der, to the feminine (feminine) with the definite article die, or to the neuter (neuter) with the definite article das.

  • for masculine: points of the compass, weather (Osten, Monsun, Sturm; however it is: das Gewitter), liquor/spirits (Wodka, Wein, Kognak), minerals, rocks (Marmor, Quarz, Granit, Diamant);

  • for feminine: ships and airplanes (die Deutschland, die Boeing; however it is: der Airbus), cigarette brands (Camel, Marlboro), many tree and plant species (Eiche, Pappel, Kiefer; aber: der Flieder), numbers (Eins, Million; however it is: das Dutzend), most inland rivers (Elbe, Oder, Donau; aber: der Rhein);

  • for neutrals: cafes, hotels, cinemas (das Mariott, das Cinemaxx), chemical elements (Helium, Arsen; however it is: der Schwefel, masculine elements have the suffix -stoff), letters, notes, languages and colors (das Orange, das A, das Englische), certain brand names for detergents and cleaning products (Ariel, Persil), continents, countries (die artikellosen: (das alte) Europa; however exceptions include: der Libanon, die Schweiz …).

German declension of Agentin?

How does the declension of Agentin work in the nominative, accusative, dative and genitive cases? Here you can find all forms in the singular as well as in the plural:

1 Singular Plural
Nominative die Agentin die Agentinnen
Genitive der Agentin der Agentinnen
Dative der Agentin den Agentinnen
Akkusative die Agentin die Agentinnen

What is the meaning of Agentin in German?

Agentin has various definitions in German:

[1] Female person who provides mediation services for their customers, especially for artists, writers, athletes: General mediator, sales representative

[1] weibliche Person, die Vermittlungsdienstleistungen für ihre Kunden erbringt, insbesondere für Künstler, Schriftsteller, Sportler; veraltend: allgemein Vermittlerin, Handelsvertreterin

[2] Female person who works in secret in the state mandate or on behalf of an organization

[2] weibliche Person, die im Staatsauftrag oder im Auftrag einer Organisation im Geheimen tätig ist

How to use Agentin in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Agentin with translations in English.

[1] Hauptberuflich arbeitet sie als Agentin.

[1] She works full -time as an agent

[2] Die Tarnung der Agentin ist aufgeflogen.

[2] The camouflage of the agent is opened

[2] „Möglicherweise war sie eine Agentin, vielleicht auch eine Luxushure – oder auch schlicht ein Flittchen.“

[2] "She may have been an agent, perhaps also a luxury whore - or simply a flittche" "

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