gerundium

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

gerundium n

  1. (grammar) a gerund

Usage notes[edit]

Officially, there are no gerunds in the Czech language. However, verbal nouns (podstatná jména slovesná) constitute the equivalent, often even in translations of gerunds (i.e. jumping = skákání, moving = hýbání, creating = vytváření).


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Etymology[edit]

From Latin gerundium, from gerundus (which is to be carried out), the gerundive of gerō (bear, carry).

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Noun[edit]

gerundium n (plural gerundiums or gerundia, diminutive gerundiumpje n)

  1. gerund

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gerundus (which is to be carried out), future passive participle (gerundive) of gerō (carry, bear).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gerundium n (genitive gerundiī); second declension

  1. gerund

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative gerundium gerundia
genitive gerundiī gerundiōrum
dative gerundiō gerundiīs
accusative gerundium gerundia
ablative gerundiō gerundiīs
vocative gerundium gerundia

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