Origin of gerund
Examples from the Web for gerund
Historical Examples of gerund
He writes omneis at length, and quidquid, and his gerund is most inconformable.Microcosmography
The gerund is n, nte, naqu xite, or nacatte 'since it is not.'
The negative present is voinu and the gerund in Do is voite.
Its preterit is saiguitta and its gerund in Do is saiguitte.
Well, if you have, how are you going to spot the gerund and the gerundive?The Varmint
Word Origin for gerund
1510s, from Late Latin gerundium, from Old Latin gerundum "to be carried out," gerundive of gerere "to bear, carry" (see gest). In Latin, a verbal noun used for all cases of the infinitive but the nominative; applied in English to verbal nouns in -ing.