how to pronounce zeta


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of zeta is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

zeta is pronounced in two syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of zeta

example pitch curve for pronunciation of zeta


test your pronunciation of zeta

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of zeta

video examples of zeta pronunciation

An example use of zeta in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… using Zeta functions I just mentioned …”

meanings of zeta


  1. A member of Los Zetas, a Mexican criminal syndicate.
  2. The sixth letter of the modern Greek alphabet (Ζ (Z), ζ (z)) preceded by epsilon (Ε (E), ε (e)) and followed by eta, (Η (I), η (i)); or the seventh letter in the ancient Greek alphabet, in which it is preceded by digamma (Ϝ (W), ϝ (w)).
  3. A mathematical function formally known as the Riemann zeta function.


  1. A medieval state roughly equivalent to modern Montenegro.
  2. Acronym of zero-energy thermonuclear assembly/apparatus (a torus-shaped reactor used in the mid-20th century to carry out experiments in plasma physics and temperature-controlled thermonuclear reactions).

zeta frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word zeta occurs in english on average 2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics zeta can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that zeta can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

words with pronunciation similar to zeta


words that rhyme with zeta


Did this page help you?