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Encyclopedia > Eta (letter)
Look up Η, η in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.
For other uses, see Eta.
Handwritten variant of lowercase eta, from the Byzantine period
Handwritten variant of lowercase eta, from the Byzantine period
Greek alphabet
Α α Alpha Ν ν Nu
Β β Beta Ξ ξ Xi
Γ γ Gamma Ο ο Omicron
Δ δ Delta Π π ϖ Pi
Ε ε Epsilon Ρ ρ Rho
Ζ ζ Zeta Σ σ ς Sigma
Η η Eta Τ τ Tau
Θ θ Theta Υ υ Upsilon
Ι ι Iota Φ φ Phi
Κ κ Kappa Χ χ Chi
Λ λ Lambda Ψ ψ Psi
Μ μ Mu Ω ω Omega
Obsolete letters
Ϝ ϝ Digamma Ϻ ϻ San
Ϙ ϙ Qoppa Ϡ ϡ Sampi
Ϛ ϛ Stigma Ϸ ϸ Sho
diacritics

Eta (uppercase Η, lowercase η) is the seventh letter of the Greek alphabet. In the system of Greek numerals it has a value of 8. It was derived from the Phoenician letter Heth Heth. Letters that arose from Eta include the Latin H and the Cyrillic letter И. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... It has been suggested that French Wiktionary be merged into this article or section. ... ETA symbol or ETA (Basque for Basque Homeland and Freedom; IPA pronunciation: [) is a paramilitary Basque nationalist organization. ... Image File history File links Eta-variant. ... Image File history File links Greek_alphabet_eta. ... The Greek alphabet is an alphabet that has been used to write the Greek language since about the 9th century BCE. It was the first alphabet in the narrow sense, that is, a writing system using a separate symbol for each vowel and consonant alike. ... Alpha (uppercase Α, lowercase α) is the first letter of the Greek alphabet. ... For other uses, see Nu. ... Beta (upper case Î’, lower case β) is the second letter of the Greek alphabet. ... Look up Ξ, ξ in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Gamma (uppercase Γ, lowercase γ) is the third letter of the Greek alphabet. ... Omicron (upper case Ο, lower case ο, literally small o) is the 15th letter of the Greek alphabet. ... Look up Δ, δ in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... For other uses, see Pi (disambiguation) Pi (upper case Π, lower case Ï€ or Ï–) is the sixteenth letter of the Greek alphabet. ... For the 2005 hurricane, see Hurricane Epsilon. ... Rho (upper case Ρ, lower case ρ) is the 17th letter of the Greek alphabet. ... Zeta (upper case Ζ, lower case ζ) is the sixth letter of the Greek alphabet. ... For other uses, see Sigma (disambiguation). ... Tau (upper case Τ, lower case Ï„) is the 19th letter of the Greek alphabet. ... Look up Θ, θ in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Upsilon (upper case , lower case ) is the 20th letter of the Greek alphabet. ... For programming language, see Iota and Jot. ... Look up Φ, φ in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... For other uses, see Kappa (disambiguation). ... Chi (upper case Χ, lower case χ) is the 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet. ... Look up Λ, λ in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up Ψ, ψ in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... For other uses, see Mu. ... Look up Ω, ω in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Digamma (upper case , lower case ) is an archaic letter of the Greek alphabet, used primarily as a Greek numeral. ... San (uppercase , lowercase ) was a letter of the Greek alphabet, appearing between Pi and Qoppa in alphabetical order, corresponding in position although not in name to the Phoenician tsade. ... Qoppa Qoppa is an obsolete letter of the Greek alphabet and has a numeric value of 90. ... Sampi (Upper case Ϡ, lower case ϡ) is an obsolete letter of the Greek alphabet and has a numeric value of 900. ... Stigma is a ligature of the Greek letters sigma and tau, sometimes used nowadays to represent the Greek numeral 6. ... Sho (uppercase , lowercase ) was a letter added to the Greek alphabet in order to write the Bactrian language. ... In the Greek alphabet, vowels can carry diacritics, namely accents and breathings. ... The Greek alphabet is an alphabet that has been used to write the Greek language since about the 9th century BCE. It was the first alphabet in the narrow sense, that is, a writing system using a separate symbol for each vowel and consonant alike. ... Greek numerals are a system of representing numbers using letters of the Greek alphabet. ... The Phoenician alphabet dates from around 1400 BC and is related to the Proto-Canaanite alphabet. ...   Kheth or Het is the eighth letter of many Semitic alphabets, including Phoenician, Hebrew, and Aramaic. ... Phoenician Heth. ... Look up H, h in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... I or Y (И, и) is a letter in the Cyrillic alphabet, pronounced in Russian, or in Ukrainian. ...


In Modern Greek the letter represents a Close front unrounded vowel /i/. In Classical Greek, it was pronounced as a long Open-mid front unrounded vowel: /ɛː/. The symbol was initially used to denote the rough breathing, Voiceless glottal fricative /h/. It was inherited as such by the Etruscan and Latin alphabets from the Cumaean alphabet in the 8th century BC, and this led to its subsequent universal usage in Western Europe as the letter H. Main article: Greek language Modern Greek (Νέα Ελληνικά or Νεοελληνική, lit. ... Vowels See also: IPA, Consonants Near-close Close-mid Mid Open-mid Near-open Open Where symbols appear in pairs, the one to the right represents a rounded vowel. ... The History of Greece extends back to the arrival of the Greeks in Europe some time before 1500 BC, even though there has only been an independent state called Greece since Turkey, Italy and Libya. ... Vowels Near-close Close-mid Mid Open-mid Near-open Open Where symbols appear in pairs, the one to the right represents a rounded vowel. ... The spiritus asper (rough breathing) or dasy pneuma (Greek: dasu, δασύ) is a diacritical mark used in Greek. ... The voiceless glottal fricative is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. ... Note: This article contains special characters. ... The Latin alphabet, also called the Roman alphabet, is the most widely used alphabetic writing system in the world today. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Western Greek alphabet. ... (2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC - 1st millennium) Ruins of the training grounds at Olympia, Greece. ... Look up H, h in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


In the Ionic dialect however, this sound had disappeared by the sixth century BC, and the letter was re-used to represent the long /ɛː/. When the Ionic alphabet was adopted in Athens in 403 BC, /ɛː/ (previously written as Ε) was also represented as Η there too, hence the modern Greek usage. Ionic Greek was a sub-dialect of the so called Attic-Ionic dialectal group of the ancient Greek language, which was itself a member of the Greek branch of Indoeuropean language family. ... Vowels Near-close Close-mid Mid Open-mid Near-open Open Where symbols appear in pairs, the one to the right represents a rounded vowel. ... Nickname: Το κλεινόν άστυ Location of the city of Athens (red dot) within the Prefecture of Athens and Periphery of Attica Coordinates: Country Greece Peripheries Attica Prefecture Athens Founded circa 2000 BC Government  - Mayor Nikitas Kaklamanis Area [1][2]  - City 38. ... Centuries: 6th century BC - 5th century BC - 4th century BC Decades: 450s BC 440s BC 430s BC 420s BC 410s BC - 400s BC - 390s BC 380s BC 370s BC 360s BC 350s BC Years: 408 BC 407 BC 406 BC 405 BC 404 BC - 403 BC - 402 BC 401 BC...


Symbol

Eta is sometimes used in place of eng (ŋ) when eng is not available, because of their similar appearance. The eng is a letter: ÅŠ (capital), Å‹ (small). ...


The upper-case letter Η is used as a symbol in:

The lower-case letter η is used as a symbol in: Textual criticism or lower criticism is a branch of philology or bibliography that is concerned with the identification and removal of errors from texts. ... The Alexandrian text-type (also called Neutral or Egyptian) is a group of early manuscripts of the New Testament in the original Greek. ... Chemistry - the study of atoms, made of nuclei (center particles) and electrons (outer particles), and the structures they form. ... In thermodynamics and molecular chemistry, the enthalpy or heat content (denoted as H or ΔH, or rarely as χ) is a quotient or description of thermodynamic potential of a system, which can be used to calculate the useful work obtainable from a closed thermodynamic system under constant pressure. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Eta (letter) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (344 words)
Eta (uppercase Η, lowercase η) is the seventh letter of the Greek alphabet.
It was derived from the Phoenician letter Heth
Letters that arose from Eta include the Latin H and the Cyrillic letter И.
CBC News Indepth: ETA (1342 words)
ETA is an separatist group in Spain, seeking an independent Marxist state in the Basque region.
ETA is the acronym for Basque Homeland and Freedom in the Basque language (Euzkadi Ta Askatasuna).
ETA has shown its desire and will that the process now begun should reach a conclusion and thus achieve true democracy in the Basque country, overcoming long years of violence and constructing a peace based on justice.
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