Borrowed from English -ive, French -if, German -iv, Italian -ivo, Spanish -ivo, Russian -и́вный (-ívnyj), all ultimately from Latin -īvus.
- (used with a verbal root) capable of, that can (do)
Borrowed from English -ive, French -if, German -iv, Italian -ivo, Russian -и́вный (-ívnyj), Spanish -ivo.
- capable of doing, can, able to
- instruktar (“to instruct”) + -iva → instruktiva (“instructive”)
- responsar (“to be responsible”) + -iva → responsiva (“responsible”)
- sugestar (“to suggest”) + -iva → sugestiva (“suggestive”)
- Progreso II (in Ido), 1909–1910, page 743
-iva (non-lemma form of verb-forming suffix)
- used with a stem to form the third-person singular imperfect of regular -ire verbs
- inflection of -īvus:
- nominative/vocative/ablative feminine singular
- nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural
- feminine singular of -ivo