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Meaning of "eta" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ETA

Greek, of Phoenician origin; compare Hebrew heth.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ETA

eta  [ˈiːtə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ETA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Eta is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ETA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

eta

Eta

Eta is the seventh letter of the Greek alphabet. Originally denoting a consonant /h/, its sound value in the classical Attic dialect of Ancient Greek was a long vowel, raised to in medieval Greek, a process known as iotacism. In the system of Greek numerals it has a value of 8. It was derived from the Phoenician letter heth. Letters that arose from Eta include the Latin H and the Cyrillic letter И.

Definition of eta in the English dictionary

The definition of eta in the dictionary is the seventh letter in the Greek alphabet, a long vowel sound, transliterated as e or ē.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ETA


akita
əˈkiːtə
beta
ˈbiːtə
cheetah
ˈtʃiːtə
dita
ˈdiːtə
eater
ˈiːtə
heater
ˈhiːtə
liter
ˈliːtə
litre
ˈliːtə
Lolita
ˌlɒˈliːtə
margarita
ˌmɑːɡəˈriːtə
margherita
ˌmɑːɡəˈriːtə
meter
ˈmiːtə
metre
ˈmiːtə
partita
pɑːˈtiːtə
peter
ˈpiːtə
pita
ˈpiːtə
seta
ˈsiːtə
tweeter
ˈtwiːtə
vita
ˈviːtə
zeta
ˈziːtə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ETA

et
et al.
et cetera
et seq.
etacism
etaerio
etage
etalage
etalon
etamin
etamine
etape
etat
etatisme
etatist
etatiste
etc.
etceteras
etch
etchant

WORDS THAT END LIKE ETA

acta
Atlanta
costa
data
delta
fiesta
Jakarta
kata
Kota
Malta
Meta
Minnesota
nota
pasta
porta
Santa
Sta
ta
vista
volta

Synonyms and antonyms of eta in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «eta» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ETA

Find out the translation of eta to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of eta from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «eta» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

ETA
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

eta
570 millions of speakers

English

eta
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ईटीए
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ايتا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ETA
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

eta
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ETA
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

eta
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Eta
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

eta
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

エータ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

도착
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Eta
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

eta
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஈட்டா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

इटा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

eta
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

eta
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ETA
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ETA
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

eta
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

eta
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

eta
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

eta
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

eta
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of eta

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ETA»

The term «eta» is very widely used and occupies the 10.372 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of eta
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ETA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «eta» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «eta» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about eta

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ETA»

Discover the use of eta in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to eta and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
ETA: profile of a terrorist group
This group, formed in 1959, is one of the oldest West European terrorist structures still continuing its attacks on Spain and in France in the name of Basque nationalism. The purpose of this book is not to glorify the ETA.
Yonah Alexander, Michael S. Swetnam, Herbert M. Levine, 2001
2
Tales of E. T. A. Hoffmann
Ranging from macabre fantasies to fairy tales and tales of crime, these stories from the author of The Nutcracker create a rich fictional world.
E. T. A. Hoffmann, Leonard J. Kent, Elizabeth C. Knight, 1972
3
E. T. A. Hoffmann's Musical Writings: Kreisleriana; The Poet ...
This book offers a long-awaited opportunity to assess the thought and influence of one of the most famous of all writers on music and the musical links with his fiction.
E. T. A. Hoffmann, David Charlton, 2003
4
Negotiating with ETA: Obstacles to Peace in the Basque ...
This book examines why the efforts at negotiation have failed and makes suggestions on how to improve the chances for successful discussion in the future.
Robert P. Clark, 1990
5
The ETA: Spain's Basque Terrorists
Discusses the origins, philosophy, and most notorious attacks of the Basque separatist group ETA, including their present activities, possible plans, and counter-terrorism efforts directed against them.
Wayne Anderson, 2003
6
Eta Products and Theta Series Identities
This monograph deals with products of Dedekind's eta function, with Hecke theta series on quadratic number fields, and with Eisenstein series.
Günter Köhler, 2011
7
Women and ETA: The Gender Politics of Radical Basque Nationalism
Drawing on a unique body of oral history interviews, archival material and published sources, this book shows how women's participation in radical Basque nationalism has changed from the founding of ETA in 1959 to the present.
Carrie Hamilton, 2007
8
Historical Criticism of the Bible: Methodology Or Ideology? ...
" "Every leader and participant in our educational system owes it to themselves and to the public to face the issues starkly laid out in this volume. The intellect is in severe trouble today, and Eta Linnemann shows clearly why.
Eta Linnemann, 2001
9
E.T.A. Hoffmann and Alcohol: Biography, Reception and Art
Originally published as author's thesis (Ph.D.--Trinity College, Cambridge).
Victoria Dutchman-Smith, 2010
10
No ETA: The Pioneering Days of Skydiving
"No ETA: The Pioneering Days of Skydiving" shares the intriguing personal story of one man's journey in the early days of sport parachuting that ultimately led to three world championships and an appearance on the cover of "Sports ...
Dick Fortenberry, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ETA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term eta is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Two ETA suspects arrested in France
Two alleged members of the Basque separatist group ETA have been arrested in southern France, Spanish Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez ... «www.worldbulletin.net, Jul 15»
2
ETA Congratulates SkillsUSA Champions
ETA® International recently marked its fourteenth year as the Telecommunications Cabling contest sponsor at the Skills USA National ... «Virtual-Strategy Magazine, Jul 15»
3
Top 10 electric cars in Europe today
As well as being 100% carbon neutral, breakdown cover from the ETA offers an unparallelled level of service. Every breakdown customer ... «Environmental Transport Association, Jul 15»
4
Electric bicycles: The good, the bad and the ugly
ETA cycle insurance has a low standard excess of 5% (minimum £25) and offers a new-for-old for life – how ever old the bike, if it's stolen you ... «Environmental Transport Association, Jul 15»
5
Could filing a float plan with the Coast Guard have helped missing …
A float plan details the planned route with ETA, describes the boat, gives a passenger list, and a checklist of what safety gear, food, and water ... «Yahoo News, Jul 15»
6
Behind a Watch's Elegant Face, Some Valuable Mechanisms
The cheaper Chronograph has a movement made by an outside supplier, ETA, a subsidiary of the Swatch Group. In the eyes of many watch ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
7
Scouting the USA's roster for the MLB Futures Game
ETA: September 2015. Analysis: Schwarber gave us a glimpse of the future in his week-long run as the Cubs' interleague designated hitter. «ESPN, Jul 15»
8
Unfinished pro-ETA graffiti 'not incitement to terrorism'
GRAFFITI supporting Basque separatist cell ETA cannot be considered 'exaltation of terrorism' if the author had not finished writing it, says National Court ... «NEWS.GNOM.ES, Jul 15»
9
Top 30 Twins Pitching Prospects
2015 status: Hildenberger has been out of control dominant for Cedar Rapids. It isn't clear why he is not in Fort Myers by now. ETA: 2017, if the ... «Twins Daily, Jul 15»
10
Ratliff wins rain-shortened ETA
ELIZABETHTON — Cayman Ratliff didn't need 18 holes to win on Sunday. Nine was enough, thanks to Mother Nature. Ratliff successfully ... «Johnson City Press, Jul 15»

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