English—Latin cognates ending in -ble
Many English words which end in -ble have a Latin origin. They will be familiar if you speak a Latin language. Beware of false friends!
For example the English word possible. “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” Albert Einstein.
- Spanish - posible
- Italian - possibile
- French - possible
- Valencian - possible
Many words follow this pattern:
Alice is doing very well. She’s coping admirably.
Oh, what a cute puppy. How adorable!
Chess requires considerable concentration.