declinable

[ dih-klahy-nuh-buh l ]
/ dɪˈklaɪ nə bəl /
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adjective Grammar.

able to be declined.

Nearby words

  1. declasse,
  2. declassify,
  3. declension,
  4. declensional,
  5. declensionally,
  6. declinate,
  7. declination,
  8. declinatory,
  9. declinature,
  10. decline

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

  • 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