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    plasmaangel Guest

    Default -able morphology

    Achieve -> Un-ACHIEV-able
    Replace -> Ir-REPLACE-able
    Why does one of them keep the 'e' and another one not?

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    Default Re: -able morphology

    Quote Originally Posted by plasmaangel View Post
    Achieve -> Un-ACHIEV-able
    Replace -> Ir-REPLACE-able
    Why does one of them keep the 'e' and another one not?
    i guess that irreplaceable keeps the e to keep the c soft as in place.
    irreplacable would be pronounced ...plakable.
    But this doesn't stop some people writing judgment. there's a lot of variation in how people spell these.

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