-abel

Norwegian

/ˈɑːbəl/

suffix
Definitions
  • able used for forming adjectives which are capable of performing or being the subject of a specified action
  • able used for forming adjectives which have a certain quality or a certain character
  • (jokingly) -able used for forming adjectives which have the prospect of becoming or being made the first term expression

Etymology

Derived from Latin -ābilis.

Origin

Latin
-ābilis
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