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NounEdit

gerundium n

  1. (grammar) a gerund

Usage notesEdit

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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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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  • IPA(key): /ɣeːˈrʏn.di.ʏm/

NounEdit

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

  1. gerund

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gerundium n (genitive gerundiī); second declension

  1. (grammar) gerund

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

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

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