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Takeability

noun; derivation
The characteristic of something to be able of being taken. This word was likely formed by adding the morpheme “–able” to the word “take” by following the pattern of the English language to form an adjective out of a verb to mean- able to be (verb)ed. Two words that follow this pattern are “likable and achievable.” Then it is possible that the word takeable was further processed to takeability by adding the morpheme –ity to the adjective by following another common English derivation pattern.
 
“… takeability of the quiz…”
Etymology : Affixation of take + able + ity; Origin of word component- Old Norse (taka)
Source : Professor Kemmer during ENGL 215 course at Rice U, 9-13-10
Last modified: 8 December 2010


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