zeta

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English[edit]

Ancient Greek Alphabet

epsilon
Greek uc zeta.pngGreek lc zeta.png
eta
Ζ ζ
Ancient Greek: ζῆτα
Wikipedia article on zeta


Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek ζῆτα (zēta).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

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Asturian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek ζῆτα (zēta).

Noun[edit]

zeta f (plural zetes)

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

Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

zeta

  1. stain

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek ζῆτα (zēta).

Noun[edit]

zeta f (plural zetes)

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

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek ζῆτα (zēta).

Noun[edit]

zeta

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

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek ζῆτα (zēta).

Noun[edit]

zeta m (plural zetas)

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

Hawaiian[edit]

Noun[edit]

zeta

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

Icelandic[edit]

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Noun[edit]

zeta f (genitive singular zetu, nominative plural zetur)

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

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek ζῆτα (zēta).

Noun[edit]

zeta m, f (invariable)

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

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ζῆτα (zēta).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zēta n (indeclinable)

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

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Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek ζῆτα (zēta).

Noun[edit]

zeta m (plural zetas)

  1. zeta (Greek letter)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek ζῆτα (zēta).

Noun[edit]

zȇta n (Cyrillic spelling зе̑та)

  1. zeta; the Greek letter Ζ, ζ

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

zeta f (plural zetas)

  1. the letter Z.
  2. zeta; the Greek letter Ζ, ζ
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the Ancient Greek θῆτα (thēta).

Noun[edit]

zeta f (plural zetas)

  1. theta; the Greek letter Θ, θ
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