Middle High German eter (“fence”), from Old High German etar (“fence, border”), from Proto-Germanic *edaraz (“fence, enclosure”), possibly from Proto-Indo-European *edh-.
- IPA(key): /ˈɛtɐ/, [ˈɛtʰɐ]
Etter m (plural Etter)
- (southern Germany, archaic) the surrounding border of a village
- boundary or border of an area or location
- the central area of a locality