Origin of eta
Definition for eta (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for eta
Aznar jumped to conclusions, quickly blaming Basque separatist organization ETA for the al Qaeda attack.French Police Mount a Massive Manhunt for Killer of 3 Children, Teacher|Tracy McNicoll|March 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Hell, they could have been the Basque ETA or the ultra right wing U.S. militia.
Too much despised to be even included in that organization were the eta (defiled folks) and the hinin (outcasts).
Seven men of the outcast, "the Eta," class were authoritatively declared equal in value to one common man.Evolution Of The Japanese, Social And Psychic|Sidney L. Gulick
He is then transfixed with spears by men belonging to the Eta or Pariah class.Tales of Old Japan|Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford
"You become an eta if you marry her," Hoshiko's mother was saying.The Way of the Gods|John Luther Long
Unwitting marriage with an Eta woman has long been a common motif in fiction and folk story.The Foundations of Japan|J.W. Robertson Scott