Petra

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

A feminine form of Peter, identical with Late Latin petra "stone"; came into regular use in the nineteenth century.

Proper noun[edit]

Petra

  1. A female given name.
Related terms[edit]
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Greek πέτρα (rock)

Proper noun[edit]

Petra

  1. an archeological site in Jordan, designated as World Heritage Site

Anagrams[edit]


Czech[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Petra f

  1. A female given name, cognate to Petra

Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Petra

  1. A female given name, feminine of Peter.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German or Swedish Petra in the 20th century. Sometimes associated with dialectal Finnish petra (deer).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpetrɑ]
  • Hyphenation: Pet‧ra

Proper noun[edit]

Petra

  1. A female given name.

Declension[edit]


German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Petra

  1. A female given name, feminine form of Peter.

Latin[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Petra f (genitive Petrae); first declension

  1. A place name.
  2. A post-classical female given name, the feminine form of Petrus.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative Petra Petrae
genitive Petrae Petrārum
dative Petrae Petrīs
accusative Petram Petrās
ablative Petrā Petrīs
vocative Petra Petrae

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Petra

  1. A female given name, feminine form of Peter.

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Petra

  1. A female given name, feminine form of Peter.