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Alienable is sometimes a misspelling of amiable.
Definition of the adjective alienable
What does alienable mean as an attribute of a noun?
- transferable to another owner
Alternative definition of the adjective alienable
- Capable of being alienated, sold, or transferred to another; as, land is alienable according to the laws of the state.
- antonym: inalienable
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Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2013)
by Philipp Strazny
The distinction between alienable and inalienable possession is also characteristic of Oceanic languages. Nouns referring to inalienably possessed entities (e.g. body parts, relatives) are typically a small, closed set, and the nouns referring to ...
by David Crystal
see ALIENABLE alienable (adj.) A term used in GRAMMATICAL analysis to refer to a type of possessive ...
by Blair A. Rudes
second person singular alienable, pfx. Ba-. second person singular imperative, pfx. fl-/r- BB-/c-. second person singular imperative=first person singular patient. pfx. nak-/ nak"-. second person singular imperative=first person dual ...
A Dictionary of Owa (2014)
A Language of the Solomon Islands by Greg Mellow
Alienable Nouns, Personal Nouns, Local Nouns Alienable nouns are possessed by indirect possession. The possessive classifier ia-na ...
Encyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)
Rights, alienable. A man's natural rights (§ 14) are ...
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Video shows what alienable means. Capable of being alienated, sold, or transferred to another; as, land is alienable according to the laws of the state.. alienable ...
Scrabble value of A1L1I1E1N1A1B3L1E1
The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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