interjection

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French interjection (13c.), from Latin interiectiōnem, accusative singular of interiectiō (throwing or placing between; interjection), perfect passive participle of intericiō (throw or place between), from inter (between) + iaciō (throw).

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interjection (plural interjections)

  1. (grammar) An exclamation or filled pause; a word or phrase with no particular grammatical relation to a sentence, often an expression of emotion.
  2. An interruption; something interjected

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French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

interjection f (plural interjections)

  1. (grammar) interjection

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Noun[edit]

interjection f (oblique plural interjections, nominative singular interjection, nominative plural interjections)

  1. exclamation

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