Cephas

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin Cephas, from Ancient Greek Κηφᾶς (Kēphâs), from Aramaic כֵּיפָא(kēp̄ā, stone, rock).

Proper noun[edit]

Cephas

  1. The apostle Peter, using the name given to him by Jesus.
  2. A male given name from Aramaic of biblical origin.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Κηφᾶς (Kēphâs), from Aramaic כֵּיפָא(kēp̄ā, stone, rock).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Cēphās m (genitive Cēphae); first declension

  1. The apostle Peter, using the name given to him by Jesus.

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun (masculine Greek-type with nominative singular in -ās).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Cēphās Cēphae
Genitive Cēphae Cēphārum
Dative Cēphae Cēphīs
Accusative Cēphān Cēphās
Ablative Cēphā Cēphīs
Vocative Cēphā Cēphae

Descendants[edit]

  • Basque: Kepa
  • Catalan: Cefes
  • Czech: Kéfas
  • English: Cephas
  • Finnish: Keefas
  • French: Céphas
  • German: Kephas
  • Hungarian: Kéfás
  • Italian: Cefa
  • Latvian: Kēfas
  • Polish: Kefas
  • Portuguese: Cefas
  • Romanian: Chifa
  • Spanish: Cefas