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declinable

[dih-klahy-nuh-buh l]
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adjective Grammar.
  1. able to be declined.
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Origin of declinable

1520–30; < Middle French, equivalent to decliner to decline + -able -able; or decline + -able
Related formsun·de·clin·a·ble, adjective
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Examples from the Web for declinable

Historical Examples

  • 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.