minable etymology

French word minable comes from French -able (-able.), French miner

Detailed word origin of minable

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-able French (fra) -able.
miner French (fra) (transitive) to undermine; to erode. To mine, exploit natural riches.
minable French (fra) Lousy, stinky, rubbish. Miserable, pathetic.

Words with the same origin as minable

Descendants of -able
adorable comptable considérable convenable croyable dirigeable effroyable gonflable imbattable impardonnable incroyablement inestimable irresponsable jetable négociable préférable redevable redoutable respectable responsabilité responsable valable épouvantable équitable
Descendants of miner
minage mine mineur