declinable

[ dih-klahy-nuh-buhl ]
/ dɪˈklaɪ nə bəl /

adjective Grammar.

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

OTHER WORDS FROM declinable

un·de·clin·a·ble, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for declinable

  • 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
  • Of these, the first five are declinable; the other four are indeclinable.

    Elements of Gaelic Grammar|Alexander Stewart