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Upper case form
English name eta
Wikipedia article on η

Translingual

Etymology

Derived from its majuscule counterpart Η, from the Phoenician letter 𐤇, heth.

Symbol

η

  1. Lower-case eta, the eighth letter of the ancient Greek alphabet. Its name was ἦτα and it represented a long open-mid front unrounded vowel: IPA: /ɛː/. It is preceded by ζ and followed by θ.
  2. Lower-case eta, the seventh letter of the modern Greek alphabet. Its name is ήτα and it represents a close front unrounded vowel: IPA: /i/. It is preceded by ζ and followed by θ.

Derived terms

See also eta.

Translations


Greek

Pronunciation

Article

η (i)

  1. the, Feminine, nominative singular of ο.

Inflection

Number Singular Plural
Gender masc. fem. neut. masc. fem. neut.
Nominative ο η το οι οι τα
Genitive του της του των των των
Accusative τον τη, την1 το τους τις τα
1  The second form must be used before vowels or
                    the consonants: κ, ξ, π, τ, ψ, γκ, ντ, μπ.

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