Gerunds and Gerundives
Lecture no. 32 from the course: Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language
Taught by Professor Hans-Friedrich Mueller | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses
Focus on the fourth principal part, which is the gateway to a verbal noun called the supine, used to denote purpose, as in mirabile dictu (marvelous to tell). Then investigate another verbal noun called the gerund, compare it to the gerundive, a verbal adjective, and learn the subtleties of translating them into English.