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jeter

jeter

French

Verb

jeter

  1. to throw
  2. to throw away, discard of
  3. (card games) to throw away, discard
  4. (reflexive) to run in, as of a river
  5. (reflexive, with "sur") to rush oneself onto something or someone

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Conjugation

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

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Old French

Alternative forms

  • geter (Northern dialect)

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin, Late Latin jectāre, iectāre, from Latin iactāre, present active infinitive of iactō.

Verb

jeter

  1. to throw

Conjugation

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.

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