interjection etymology

French word interjection comes from Latin iacio, Latin inter (Between, among. During, while.)

Detailed word origin of interjection

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
iacio Latin (lat) (as a shadow) I project.. (figuratively) I throw out in speaking, let fall, utter, mention, declare.. I lay, set, establish, build, found, construct, erect.. I scatter, sow, throw.. I send forth, emit; bring forth, produce.. I throw, hurl, cast, fling; throw away.
inter Latin (lat) Between, among. During, while.
intericio Latin (lat) I add, join (to).. I place, put or set between.. I throw, cast or hurl between.
interiectus Latin (lat)
interiectionem Latin (lat)
interjection Old French (fro) Exclamation.
interjection French (fra) (grammar) interjection.

Words with the same origin as interjection

Descendants of iacio
amict injectable injecter injection jet jet lag jet-lag jetable jeter jeteur jetlagué jeton objectif objet projet sujet sujétion surjectif surjection trajet éjecter
Descendants of inter
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