The son of Uelip, whom he left after a quarrel. Etau gave the islands their appearance, planted fruits and created the animals of the sea and land. He took his mother Ludjeman to himself.
- Knappe, C. (1888). "Religious View of the Marshall Islanders." Mitteilungen von Forschungsreisenden und Gelehrten aus den deutschen Schutzgebieten 1:63-81, p. 65.