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词根词缀:-able

【来源及含义】Latin: a suffix; expressing capacity, fitness to do that which can be handled or managed, suitable skills to accomplish something; capable of being done, something which can be finished, etc.

【相关描述】A suffix that forms adjectives. The suffix -ible has related meanings; expressing ability, capacity, fitness; capable of, fit for, able to be done, can be done, inclined to, tending to, given to.

This list is only a small sample of the thousands of -able words that exist in English.

【同源单词】abdicable, -able, abolishable, abominable, abradable, acceptable

词根词缀:cern-, cert-, cer-; cret-, creet-, cre-

【来源及含义】Latin: to separate, to sift, to distinguish, to understand, to decide, to determine; separated, separation, to set apart; the glandular extraction or the movement out of a natural substance

【相关描述】Used to express the ability a person has to distinguish, or to perceive, something with the eyes and the mind. Related to crit-; as in criticize, diacritical, critique, etc.

【同源单词】ascertain, ascertainable, ascertainment, certain, certainly, certainty

词根词缀:fac-, facil-, fact-, feas-, -feat, -fect, -feit, -facient, -faction, -fic-, -fy, -ficate, -fication

【来源及含义】Latin: to make, to do, to build, to cause, to produce; forming, shaping

【同源单词】Ab officio et beneficio, abortifacient, absorbefacient, absorbifacient, acoustoelectric effect, affair