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Eta (uppercase ?, lowercase ?) 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. Letters that arose from Eta include the Latin H and the Cyrillic letter ?.
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: /??/. The symbol was initially used to denote the rough breathing, Voiceless glottal fricative /h/. In the Ionic dialect, where this sound had disappeared by the sixth century BC, the letter was used to represent the long /??/. When the Ionic alphabet was adopted in Athens in 403 BC, /??/ (previously written as ?) was also represented as ? there too, hence the modern usage.
Eta is the seventh letter of the Greek alphabet. Derived from the Phoenician letter Heth, it has a Greek numeral value of 8. Greek alphabet character letter symbol t-shirts, products & fraternal gifts.