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The [[symbol]] ''[[Objet (petit) a|a]]''  stands for the first [[letter]] of the [[word]] "''[[autre]]''" ("[[other]]").
 
The [[symbol]] ''[[Objet (petit) a|a]]''  stands for the first [[letter]] of the [[word]] "''[[autre]]''" ("[[other]]").
  
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It is always lower case to denote the "[[little other]] rather than the "big Other]]" [[symbolized]] by the capital ''A''[''utre''].
  
 
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The use of the lower case marks the distinction between this [[object]] and the "[[big Other]]" [[symbolized]] by the capital ''A''[''utre''].
 
 
 
 
 
 
The "<i>[[a]]</i>" stands for "<i>[[autre]]</i>" ("[[other]]"), and the use of the lower case marks the distinction between this [[object]] and the "[[big Other]]" [[symbolized]] by the capital ''A''[''utre''].
 

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The symbol a stands for the first letter of the word "autre" ("other").

It is always lower case to denote the "little other rather than the "big Other]]" symbolized by the capital A[utre].

The use of the lower case marks the distinction between this object and the "big Other" symbolized by the capital A[utre].