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Ancient Greek Alphabet

zeta
  
theta
Η η
Ancient Greek: ἦτα
Wikipedia article on eta

Etymology 1Edit

From Ancient Greek ἦτα (êta).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

eta (plural etas)

  1. The seventh letter of the Modern Greek alphabet, the eighth in Old Greek.
  2. (physics) A kind of electrically neutral meson having zero spin and isospin.
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Japanese 穢多 (full of filth) (literal translation, now considered derogatory in Japan).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

eta (plural etas or eta)

  1. A social outcast in Japan who is subjected to menial work, making up a class or caste of such people.

AnagramsEdit


BasqueEdit

ConjunctionEdit

eta

  1. and

Alternative formsEdit


CatalanEdit

NounEdit

eta f (plural etes)

  1. eta; the Greek letter Η (lowercase η).

EsperantoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

eta (accusative singular etan, plural etaj, accusative plural etajn)

  1. small, little, tiny, minuscule, slight (see -et-)
    Vere, la primo estas eta honoro, sed Mikaelo ege fieras pri ĝi.
    True, the award is a small honor, but Michael is immensely proud of it.
    Etaj manoj povas fari egajn malordorojn.
    Little hands can make huge messes.
    Se ĉi tio domo estas fakte domego, ĝi estas la plej eta domego mi jam vidis!
    If that house is in fact a mansion, it is the tiniest mansion I ever saw!
    Ŝia parto en la teatraĵo ne estas nur malgranda rolo, estas eta rolo sen sola vorto de dialogo.
    Her part in the the play is not only a small role, it is a minuscule role without a single word of dialog.
    Mi nur havas etan kapdoloron.
    I only have a slight headache.

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


FaroeseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse eta, from Proto-Germanic *etaną, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ed-.

VerbEdit

eta (third person singular past indicative át, third person plural past indicative ótu, supine etið)

  1. to eat
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Ancient Greek ἦτα (êta).

NounEdit

eta n (genitive singular eta, plural etu)

  1. eta (letter of the Greek alphabet)
DeclensionEdit
Declension of eta
n1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative eta etað etu, etur etuni
accusative eta etað etu, etur etuni
dative eta etanum etum etunum
genitive eta etans etna etnanna

Haitian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French état, from Old French estat, from Latin status.

NounEdit

eta

  1. state

Related termsEdit


IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse eta, from Proto-Germanic *etaną, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ed-.

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

eta (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative át, third-person plural past indicative átu, supine etið)

  1. to eat

Etymology 2Edit

From Ancient Greek ἦτα (êta).

NounEdit

eta f (genitive singular etu, nominative plural etur) or eta n (genitive singular eta, nominative plural etu)

  1. eta (letter of the Greek alphabet)
DeclensionEdit

or


ItalianEdit

NounEdit

 
Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
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eta m, f (invariable)

  1. eta (Greek letter)

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

eta

  1. Rōmaji transcription of えた

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse eta, from Proto-Germanic *etaną, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ed-. Akin to English eat.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

eta (present tense et, past tense åt, past participle ete, passive infinitive etast, present participle etande, imperative et)

  1. to eat
    Dei åt for mykje.
    They ate too much.

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *etaną, akin to Old English etan ( > English eat), Old Saxon etan, Old High German ezzan (> German essen), Gothic 𐌹𐍄𐌰𐌽 (itan). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ed-. Non-Germanic cognates include Latin edō, Ancient Greek ἔδω (édō), Lithuanian ėsti, Old Church Slavonic ꙗсти (jasti), Sanskrit अत्ति (átti), Old Armenian ուտեմ (utem), Hittite 𒂊𒀉𒈪 (e-id-mi).

VerbEdit

eta (singular past indicative át, plural past indicative átu, past participle etinn)

  1. to eat

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

InterjectionEdit

eta

  1. expresses surprise

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

eta f (plural etas)

  1. eta; the Greek letter Η, η

WestrobothnianEdit

VerbEdit

eta

  1. Alternative form of ita