Tutoring English, suffixes are interesting. The tutor mentions a word ending with -ible.
In a post from December 30, 2012, I mention some -ibles – for example, credible. By an -ible I mean a word that ends in -ible but its meaning is -able. Collectible is a great example: you hear it and think of its meaning, collectable, although it’s spelled ible.
One I noticed today is perceptible. The definition given is “able to be perceived”:)
Barber, Katherine et al. Oxford Canadian Dictionary of Current English. Don Mills: Oxford University Press, 2005.Jack of Oracle Tutoring by Jack and Diane, Campbell River, BC.