See also: ZETA, Zeta, and zéta

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EnglishEdit

Ancient Greek Alphabet

epsilon

eta
Ζ ζ
Ancient Greek: ζῆτα
Wikipedia article on zeta

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek ζῆτα ‎(zêta).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

zeta ‎(plural zetas)

  1. 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

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AsturianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek ζῆτα ‎(zêta).

NounEdit

zeta f ‎(plural zetes)

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

Inflection of zeta (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative zeta zetat
genitive zetan zetojen
partitive zetaa zetoja
illative zetaan zetoihin
singular plural
nominative zeta zetat
accusative nom. zeta zetat
gen. zetan
genitive zetan zetojen
zetainrare
partitive zetaa zetoja
inessive zetassa zetoissa
elative zetasta zetoista
illative zetaan zetoihin
adessive zetalla zetoilla
ablative zetalta zetoilta
allative zetalle zetoille
essive zetana zetoina
translative zetaksi zetoiksi
instructive zetoin
abessive zetatta zetoitta
comitative zetoineen

GalicianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek ζῆτα ‎(zêta).

PronunciationEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the Ancient Greek ζῆτα ‎(zêta).

NounEdit

zēta n ‎(indeclinable)

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

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

In third- and fourth-century writings of the Late Latin period, Z often represented word-inital prevocalic di.

NounEdit

zēta f ‎(genitive zētae); first declension

  1. (Late Latin) manuscript variant of diaeta
DeclensionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative zēta zētae
genitive zētae zētārum
dative zētae zētīs
accusative zētam zētās
ablative zētā zētīs
vocative zēta zētae

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
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