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Etymology of the Spanish word posible

the Spanish word posible
derived from the Latin word possibilis (possible)
derived from the Latin word posse (to be able; be able, can; [multum posse => have much)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *poti- (powerful, lord)
using the Latin suffix -ibilis (-able)


French possible, Italian possibile, Portuguese possivel, Provençal possible

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