[juh-ruhn-div] /dʒəˈrʌn dɪv/
(in Latin) a verbal adjective similar to the in form and noting the obligation, necessity, or worthiness of the action to be done, as legendus in Liber legendus est, “The book is worth reading.”.
resembling a .
(in Latin grammar) an adjective formed from a verb, expressing the desirability of the activity denoted by the verb
of or relating to the gerund or gerundive
early 15c., from Latin gerundivus (modus), from gerundium (see gerund).
[zher-vey; French zher-ve] /ʒɛrˈveɪ; French ʒɛrˈvɛ/ noun 1. (sometimes initial capital letter) an unsalted French cream cheese made from whole milk and cream. /ˌdʒʃzːˈveɪz/ noun 1. Ricky. born 1961, British comedian, writer, and actor; his TV series include The Office (2001–03), and Extras (2005–07) masc. proper name, French Gervais, from Old High German Gervas, literally […]
/ˈɡɛrɪən/ noun 1. (Greek myth) a winged monster with three bodies joined at the waist, killed by Hercules, who stole the monster’s cattle as his tenth labour
[ger-zee-uh n, gur-] /ˈgɛr zi ən, ˈgɜr-/ adjective 1. of or relating to the predynastic, Aeneolithic culture of Upper Egypt c3600–3200 b.c., characterized by an emphasis on agriculture and fishing and the use of foreign artifacts and materials.
[guh-zahmt-koo nst-verk] /gəˈzɑmtˈkʊnst vɛrk/ noun, German. 1. total art work; an artistic creation, as the music dramas of Richard Wagner, that synthesizes the elements of music, drama, spectacle, dance, etc.