Gerunds- verbal nouns. Consider this sentence. Discere est utilis - to learn is fun or learning is fun The infinitive is functioning as a subject To put discere in any other case than the nominative a gerund is used. Formation.
Gerunds- verbal nouns
or learning is fun
animadvertendi- of noticing
Appropinquandi- of approaching
Cernendi- of seeing
Clamandi- of shouting
Fingendi- of imagining
Impingendi- of pushing
7. infligo, infligere- to strike, inflict
infligendi- of striking
8. percutio, percutere-to strike through
percutiendi- of striking through
9. repello, repellere- to thrust back, push back
repellendi- of pushing back
10. rideo, ridere- to laugh, smile
ridendi- of laughing, smiling
11. veho, vehere- to drive, carry
vehendi- of driving, carrying
I made a plan of approaching i.e. to approach
After I went around for a long time, I finally found a place for descending.
Many friend had come to watch.
By watching I understood that I was in the sky with the stars.
Many people are fond of watching the sky.
nicolas was fond of searching into the cave
Sederibuscernendisilleintellexit se esse in caelo.
by seeing constellations he understood that he was in the sky.
Gerundive: Multi suntstudiosispectandicaeli.