objekto

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin obiectum (object) literally "thrown against", from obiectus, perfect passive participle of obiciō (throw against), from ob (against) + iaciō (throw).

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objekto (accusative singular objekton, plural objektoj, accusative plural objektojn)

  1. a material thing, an object
  2. field of study, subject of contemplation, etc.
  3. (linguistics) object (of a verb, preposition, etc.)

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The difference between temo and objekto is nuanced. temo is a subject in the sense of a topic that something is about, objekto is more of an objective.

For example, Van Gogh's famous painting Starry Night might be said to have the night sky as its subject, but an emotion it expresses as its objective.


Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin objekto, from Latin obiectum (object) literally "thrown against", from obiectus, perfect passive participle of obiciō (throw against), from ob (against) + iaciō (throw).

Noun[edit]

objekto (plural objekti)

  1. object