Other Word Forms of Gerund
Origin of Gerund
Late Latin gerundium from alteration (modeled on participium participle) of Latin gerundum variant of gerendum neuter gerundive of gerere to carry on
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin gerundium, from gerundus (“which is to be carried out”), future passive participle (gerundive) of gerō (“carry, bear”).
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