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PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese -avel, from Latin -ābilis. Compare -able in various other languages.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ável m or f (plural -áveis)

  1. -able

Usage notesEdit

  • Some words ending in -ável are descended directly from Latin as opposed to being formed from a stem and a suffix

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