English word valuable comes from English -able, English value.
Valuable detailed word origin explanation
|-able || English (eng) ||Able to be done; fit to be done.. An adjectival suffix; forms adjectives meaning:. Due to be.. Giving, or inclined to.. Relevant to or suitable to, in accordance with.. Subject to. |
|value || English (eng) ||(arts) The relative darkness or lightness of a color in (a specific area of) a painting etc.. (in the plural) The valuable ingredients to be obtained by treating a mass or compound; specifically, the precious metals contained in rock, gravel, etc.. (music) The relative duration of a musical note.. (obsolete) Esteem; regard.. (obsolete) valour; also spelled valew. (uncountable) The degree of [...] |
|valuable || English (eng) ||Estimable; deserving esteem.. Having a great value. A personal possession such as jewellery, of relatively great monetary value; — usually used in plural form. |
Words with the same origin as valuable