from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Pertaining to or behaving like a gerund.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or resembling, a gerund.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as gerundival.
- n. Same as gerundive.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. relating to or like a gerund
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I never understood, then or now, what the gerundial “the Crying of” meant.
Regarding your proposed solution to my gerundial problem to wit, “I have nothing against the promoting of their agenda by homosexuals, or by any other group, through normal democratic means”: It is so obvious that of course I considered it.
The gerundial inf. with tō expresses purpose, defines a noun or adjective, or, with the verb be, expresses duty or necessity passively; cf.
The gerundial inf. with tô expresses purpose, defines a noun or adjective, or, with the verb be, expresses duty or necessity passively; cf.
One suggestion I would make is that the sense of ouai doesn't seem judgmental, as "reckoning" would imply that there will be a reckoning upon you (and there's no indication that the interjection is present progressive or gerundial), but purely interjectory along the lines of "poor you."
This is the gerundial infinitive after an adjective: comp.
The case studies investigated include the alternation between synthetic and analytic comparatives, between the s-genitive and the of-genitive, between gerundial and infinitival complementation, particle placement, and future marker choice in a number of corpora sampling different spoken registers and geographical varieties of English.
Happy to discuss gerundial matters with anyone who’s interested …