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See also: ZETA and Zeta

EnglishEdit

Ancient Greek Alphabet

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eta
Ζ ζ
Ancient Greek: ζῆτα
Wikipedia article on zeta


EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek ζῆτα (zêta).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

zeta (plural zetas)

  1. The name of the sixth letter of the modern Greek alphabet (Ζ (Z), ζ (z)) preceded by epsilon (Ε (E), ε (e)) and followed by eta, (Η (I), η (i)); or the seventh letter in the ancient Greek alphabet, in which it is preceded by digamma (Ϝ (W), ϝ (w))
  2. (mathematics) A mathematical function formally known as the Riemann zeta function.
    Zeta of 3 is irrational

TranslationsEdit

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AsturianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek ζῆτα (zêta).

NounEdit

zeta f (plural zetes)

  1. zee/zed (name of the letter Z, z)
  2. zeta (Greek letter)

BasqueEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

zeta

  1. stain

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek ζῆτα (zêta).

NounEdit

zeta f (plural zetes)

  1. The Latin letter Z (lowercase z).
  2. The Greek letter Ζ (lowercase ζ).

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek ζῆτα (zêta).

NounEdit

zeta

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter Z/z.

DeclensionEdit


GalicianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek ζῆτα (zêta).

NounEdit

zeta m (plural zetas)

  1. zee/zed (name of the letter Z, z)

HawaiianEdit

NounEdit

zeta

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter Z/z.

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

zeta f (genitive singular zetu, nominative plural zetur)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter Z/z.

DeclensionEdit


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek ζῆτα (zêta).

NounEdit

zeta m, f (invariable)

  1. zeta; The letter Z/z in the Italian and Greek alphabets

Derived termsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ζῆτα (zêta).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

zēta n (indeclinable)

  1. The name of the Greek letter zeta (Ζ (Z), ζ).
  2. The name of the letter Z.

Coordinate termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek ζῆτα (zêta).

NounEdit

zeta m (plural zetas)

  1. zeta (Greek letter)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek ζῆτα (zêta).

NounEdit

zȇta n (Cyrillic spelling зе̑та)

  1. zeta; the Greek letter Ζ, ζ

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the Latin zēta or its etymon, the Ancient Greek ζῆτα (zêta).

NounEdit

zeta f (plural zetas)

  1. the letter Z.
  2. zeta; the Greek letter Ζ, ζ
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the Ancient Greek θῆτα (thêta).

NounEdit

zeta f (plural zetas)

  1. theta; the Greek letter Θ, θ
SynonymsEdit