Origin of gerund
Related formsge·run·di·al [juh-ruhn-dee-uh l] /dʒəˈrʌn di əl/, adjectivege·run·di·al·ly, adverbnon·ge·run·di·al, adjective
Examples from the Web for gerund
The infinitive, or its noun, is used for the gerund, or a gerundial phrase in English.
The participle has been called an adjectival verbal; the gerund may be called a noun verbal.An English Grammar|W. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell
A gerund may (a) state an additional detail or circumstance, (b) denote cause, manner or means.Heath's Modern Language Series: The Spanish American Reader|Ernesto Nelson
The gerund is n, nte, naqu xite, or nacatte 'since it is not.'Diego Collado's Grammar of the Japanese Language|Diego Collado
Or Earle may have had in view passages in which the gerund of transitive verbs with est govern an object.'The Book Lovers' Anthology|Various