These ROOT-WORDS are SCRIB & SCRIP which come from the Latin scribere & scriptus which mean to WRITE. Here again there are two spellings, because the Latin verb has two spellings. In ancient days before printing had been invented the error in a manuscript was SCRIBal, now we call it a misprint and blame the printer. Word No. 17 needs a bit of explanation. Formerly, workers were not always paid in cash but in certificates or bonds. That was called paying with scrip.
1. Scribable : SCRIB able (skribe’ a b’l) adj.
Can be written upon; can receive the markings of a stylus or pen