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Language: Old French
Origin: Latin -abilis, from -bilis 'capable or worthy of'

-able

suffix
     
-able also -ible [in adjectives]
1XX that you can do something to:
washable (=it can be washed)
unbreakable (=it cannot be broken)
loveable (=easy to love)
2XX having a particular quality or condition:
knowledgeable (=knowing a lot)
comfortable
-ably , -ibly suffix [in adverbs]
unbelievably

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