Antero

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Vernacular form of Vulgate Latin Andreas. Cognate with English Andrew.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɑntero]
  • Hyphenation: An‧te‧ro

Proper noun[edit]

Antero

  1. A male given name.
    • 1849 Kalevala (Translation 1988 by Eino Friberg) 17:581-586:
      Sanoi vanha Väinämöinen: / "Oi sie Antero Vipunen! / Ava suusi suuremmaksi, / Leukapielesi levitä, / Pääsisin mahasta maalle, / Kotihini kulkemahan!"
      Said old Väinämöinen then: / "O you Antero Vipunen! / Open up your mouth much wider, / Stretch it up and stretch it under– / If I could get from gut to ground / I would head home, and quickly."
    • 1954 Väinö Linna, Tuntematon sotilas, WSOY(1970), page 148:
      —Rokkaha mie. Antero on etunim. Antiksha minnuu on sanottu koko ikkäi, ja niihä mie sanon itsekkii.
      —Me, I'm Rokka. Antero's my given name. I've been called Antti all my life and that's what I call myself.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Antero (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
nominative Antero Anterot
genitive Anteron Anterojen
Anteroiden
Anteroitten
partitive Anteroa Anteroja
Anteroita
illative Anteroon Anteroihin
singular plural
nominative Antero Anterot
accusative nom.? Antero Anterot
gen. Anteron
genitive Anteron Anterojen
Anteroiden
Anteroitten
partitive Anteroa Anteroja
Anteroita
inessive Anterossa Anteroissa
elative Anterosta Anteroista
illative Anteroon Anteroihin
adessive Anterolla Anteroilla
ablative Anterolta Anteroilta
allative Anterolle Anteroille
essive Anterona Anteroina
translative Anteroksi Anteroiksi
instructive Anteroin
abessive Anterotta Anteroitta
comitative Anteroineen

Usage notes[edit]

  • In continuous use since the Middle Ages. A popular second given name since the 20th century, while the form Antti is a popular as a first given name.

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Italian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Antero ‎(m)

  1. A male given name, equivalent to Latin Anterus.

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Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Antero m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Anterus

Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Antero ‎(m)

  1. A male given name, equivalent to Latin Anterus.