Petrus

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German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Petrus

  1. Peter (biblical character)
    • 1985 translation, Bibel, Matthäus 16:18:
      Und ich sage dir auch: Du bist Petrus, und auf diesen Felsen will ich meine Gemeinde bauen.
  2. A male given name, rare in this form. Standard form: Peter.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Πέτρος (Pétros).

Proper noun[edit]

Petrus m (genitive Petrī); second declension

  1. Peter (biblical character).
  2. A male given name equivalent to Peter.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative Petrus Petrī
genitive Petrī Petrōrum
dative Petrō Petrīs
accusative Petrum Petrōs
ablative Petrō Petrīs
vocative Petre Petrī

Descendants[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Petrus

  1. Peter (biblical character).
    • 1981 translation, Bibeln: Matteus 16:18:
      Och jag säger dig att du är Petrus, Klippan, och på den klippan skall jag bygga min kyrka.
  2. A male given name, a latinate variant of the more common Peter and Per.