[et-uh] /ˈɛt ə/
a female given name, form of .
fem. proper name, originally a shortening of Henrietta.
[ih-tahr, e-tahr-uh] /ɪˈtɑr, ɛˈtɑr ə/ noun, Arthurian Romance. 1. the vain and heartless lady beloved by Sir Pelleas.
n. an old word for “a giant,” extinct since 16c., from Old English eoten “giant, monster,” from Proto-Germanic *itunoz “giant” (cf. Old Norse iotunn, Danish jætte).
- Et tu brute
Et tu, Brute? [(et tooh brooh-tay)] A Latin sentence meaning “Even you, Brutus?” from the play Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare. Caesar utters these words as he is being stabbed to death, having recognized his friend Brutus among the assassins. Note: “Et tu, Brute?” is used to express surprise and dismay at the treachery of […]