"You like to run."
Translation:Currere tibi placet.
So I was trying to find an example and I found that in this sentence an infinitive is appropriate. I looked at Wikipedia on Gerund. Gerunds are verbal nouns and I think they are sometimes translated as "to run" or something... but I can't find a similar example to the one I made.
Right. In Latin, the gerund fills the role of a verbal noun for cases other than the nominative. The infinitive is always used when a nominative is called for, and also in the accusative, except after a preposition, in which case the gerund is also used:
- Currere tibi placet — you like running
- Ars currendī — the art of running
- Ad currendum nātus es — you were born for running