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Meaning of “gerund” - Learner’s Dictionary

gerund

noun [C]     /ˈdʒerənd/
a noun made from the form of a verb that ends with -ing, for example 'fishing' in 'John loves fishing.'Grammatical terms
Translations of “gerund”
in Vietnamese động danh từ…
in Spanish gerundio…
in Thai คำนามที่มาจากคำกริยาเติม ing…
in Malaysian gerund…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動名詞…
in Indonesian gerund, nomina dari verba…
in Russian герундий…
in Turkish fiilden türetilen isim, isim-fiil…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动名词…
in Polish rzeczownik odsłowny…
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