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[dih-klahy-nuh-buh l] /dɪˈklaɪ nə bəl/
adjective, Grammar.
able to be declined.
Origin of declinable
1520-30; < Middle French, equivalent to decliner to decline + -able -able; or decline + -able
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undeclinable, adjective Unabridged
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  • Of these, the first five are declinable; the other four are indeclinable.

    Elements of Gaelic Grammar Alexander Stewart
  • In these examples the declinable adjectives are rendered negative in see.

    The Indian in his Wigwam Henry R. Schoolcraft
  • Hence the last vowel of the nominative, or in general of any declinable word, may be called the characteristic vowel.

    Elements of Gaelic Grammar Alexander Stewart

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