ἦτα

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See also: ἧτα, ήτα, and ήττα

Ancient Greek[edit]

 previous
    letter

  ζῆτα  
Greek uc eta.pngGreek lc eta.png  following
    letter

  θῆτα  
Η η   –   English: eta

Etymology[edit]

Originally ἧτᾰ (hêta), borrowed from Phoenician 𐤇‬(ḥēt).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

ἦτᾰ (êtan (indeclinable)

  1. eta, the name for the seventh letter Η, η of the Ancient Greek alphabet.

Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: ήτα (íta)
  • English: eta

References[edit]

  • ἦτα in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers