habilis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From habeō (have, possess) +‎ -ibilis, with haplology simplifying -bibi- to -bi-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈha.bi.lis/, [ˈha.bɪ.lɪs]
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

habilis (neuter habile); third declension

  1. suitable, fit, proper
  2. apt, skillful
  3. nimble, swift
  4. manageable

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative habilis habile habilēs habilia
Genitive habilis habilium
Dative habilī habilibus
Accusative habilem habile habilēs, habilīs habilia
Ablative habilī habilibus
Vocative habilis habile habilēs habilia

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