-ibilis

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Latin[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ibilis (neuter -ibile); third-declension two-termination suffix

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

Usage notes[edit]

The suffix -ibilis is a variant of -bilis, 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)

Declension[edit]

Third-declension two-termination adjective.

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
-ibilīs
-ibilia
Ablative -ibilī -ibilibus
Vocative -ibilis -ibile -ibilēs -ibilia

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Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: -ívol
  • English: -ible
  • French: -ible
  • Italian: -evole, -ibile