An Etymological Dictionary of Astronomy and Astrophysics
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impossible
  ناشاین   
nâšâyan

Fr.: impossible   

Not possible; unable to be, exist, happen. Unable to be done, performed, effected.

in-; → possible.

possible
  شاین   
šâyan

Fr.: possible   

1) Capable of happening or likely to happen in the future.
2) Capable of being real, present, or true.

M.E., from L. possibilis "that may be done," from posse "to be able" + -ibilis "-able."

Šâyan, from Mid.Pers. šâyan "possible," from stem šây- "to be able, possible, to be worthy," relatd to Pers. šâyad "perhaps" (literally, "it is fitting"), šâyestan "to be appropriate," šâyân "fitting, suitable, possible;" šâh "king;" Zazaki šinây, šâyiš "to be able;" Gazi šâ- "to be able;" Abyâne-yi) ešö/šo-; Naini šâ/ši- "to be able;" Av. xša- "to be able; rule."