πέτρα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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From Proto-Indo-European *per (to pass over, to lead), with the original meaning as "bedrock" and the root describing "what one comes through to."

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πέτρα (petra) (genitive πέτρας) f, first declension

  1. rock formation: cliff, ledge, cave, ridge
  2. stone (as a building material)

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πέτρα (petra).

Noun[edit]

πέτρα (pétraf (plural πέτρες)

  1. rock, stone (mass or fragments)
  2. (figuratively) rock (something hard and stable)
  3. (nautical) rock (rocky hazard)

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