-able

also -ible suffix (in adjectives)
1 that you can do something to: washable (=it can be washed) | unbreakable (=it cannot be broken) | loveable (=easy to love)
2 having a particular quality or condition: knowledgeable (=knowing a lot): comfortable
-ably, -ibly suffix (in adverbs): unbelievably

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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