See also: Jeter

French edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Old French jeter, from Late Latin iectāre, from Latin iactāre.

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit


  1. (transitive) to throw
  2. (transitive) to throw away, to discard
    • 2015, Zaz, Si jamais j'oublie:
      Et s’il me prend l’envie d’ m’en aller, enferme-moi et jette la clé
      And if I feel like leaving, lock me up and throw away the key
  3. (card games) to throw away, discard
  4. (reflexive) to throw oneself (into, out of, etc.)
    L’Amazone se jette dans l’Océan Atlantique.

The Amazon empties into the Atlantic Ocean.(please add an English translation of this usage example)

  1. (reflexive, transitive with sur) to rush oneself onto something or someone

Conjugation edit

With the exception of appeler, jeter and their derived verbs, all verbs that used to double the consonants can now also be conjugated like amener.

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Old French edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Late Latin iectāre, from Latin iactāre.

Verb edit


  1. to throw

Conjugation edit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ts, *-tt are modified to z, t. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Descendants edit

  • French: jeter
  • Norman: j'ter (Jersey)
  • English: jet, jetsam, jut, jettison

Slovene edit

Noun edit


  1. genitive plural of jetra