-ibilis

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See also: abilis

Latin[edit]

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Suffix[edit]

-ibilis m, f (neuter -ibile); third declension

  1. -able; able or worthy to be (the recipient of an action).

Usage notes[edit]

The suffix -ibilis is a variant of -ābilis, usually added to second, third, and fourth conjugation verbs to form an adjective denoting passive qualities.

Examples:
horreō (I stand on end, move shakily) + ‎-ibilis → ‎horribilis (horrible, dreadful)
rīdeō (I laugh) + ‎-ibilis → ‎rīsibilis (laughable)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative -ibilis -ibile -ibilēs -ibilia
genitive -ibilis -ibilium
dative -ibilī -ibilibus
accusative -ibilem -ibile -ibilēs -ibilia
ablative -ibilī -ibilibus
vocative -ibilis -ibile -ibilēs -ibilia

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