objet etymology

French word objet comes from Latin iacio, Latin ob

Detailed word origin of objet

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.
ob Latin (lat) Against; facing. In the direction of, to, towards. On account of, according to, because of, due to, for (the purpose of).
ob- English (eng) (botany) Of a reversed shape.. (non-productive) Against; facing; a combining prefix found in verbs of Latin origin. (Internet, informal) Obligatory; prepended to the name of a topic being mentioned to avoid accusations of being off-topic.
obicio Latin (lat) (figuratively) I bring upon, inspire, inflict, visit, produce, cause.. (figuratively) I throw out against someone, taunt, reproach or upbraid with.. I cast in the way, interpose; set against, oppose.. I hold out, offer, turn over, give over. I throw or put to, towards, in front of or before, present; expose.
obiectus Latin (lat)
objectum Latin (lat)
objet French (fra) (grammar) object. (object-oriented) object. (perceptible) thing, object. Aim, goal. In particuliar crafted or manufactured thing. Mental representation, what is thought. Source or target of feeling.

Words with the same origin as objet

Descendants of iacio
amict injectable injecter injection interjection jet jet lag jet-lag jetable jeter jeteur jetlagué jeton objectif projet sujet sujétion surjectif surjection trajet éjecter
Descendants of ob
occlure occlusion offrir opposer opposition oublie oublée