jeter etymology

French word jeter comes from Proto-Italic *jakēō (Lie down, be lying down.), Latin iacio

Detailed word origin of jeter

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*jakēō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Lie down, be lying down.
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.
jaceo Latin (lat)
iacto Latin (lat) (figuratively) I disturb, disquiet.. I am officious.. I boast, act conceitedly.. I hurl insults.. I scatter, toss.. I throw, cast, hurl.. I utter, speak, throw out.
geter Old French (fro) (chiefly, Northern France, Anglo-Norman).
jeter French (fra) (card games) to throw away, discard. (reflexive) to run in, as of a river. (reflexive, with "sur") to rush oneself onto something or someone. To throw. To throw away, discard of.

Words with the same origin as jeter

Descendants of *jakēō
adjacent adjectif gisement gésir gîte gîter jet jet lag jet-lag jetable jeteur jetlagué jeton l'agio
Descendants of iacio
amict injectable injecter injection interjection objectif objet projet sujet sujétion surjectif surjection trajet éjecter