the seventh letter in the Greek alphabet (Η, η), a long vowel sound, transliterated
as e or ē
Greek, of Phoenician origin; compare Hebrew heth
Word forms: pluraleta, etas
(in Japan, formerly) a member of a class of outcasts who did menial and dirty tasks
estimated time of arrival
noun acronym for
Euzkadi ta Askatsuna: an organization of militant Basque nationalists attempting to
gain independence for the Basques, esp those ruled by Spain, until a ceasefire in
1998, by means of guerrilla warfare
Basque, literally: Basque Nation and Liberty
Example Sentences Including 'eta'
A few stars are known that seem to have masses greater than a hundred Suns, one example being η ( eta ) Carinae.