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.
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Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Greek πέτρα (rock)

Proper noun[edit]

Petra

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

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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]

Inflection of Petra (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative Petra Petrat
genitive Petran Petrojen
partitive Petraa Petroja
illative Petraan Petroihin
singular plural
nominative Petra Petrat
accusative nom.? Petra Petrat
gen. Petran
genitive Petran Petrojen
Petrainrare
partitive Petraa Petroja
inessive Petrassa Petroissa
elative Petrasta Petroista
illative Petraan Petroihin
adessive Petralla Petroilla
ablative Petralta Petroilta
allative Petralle Petroille
essive Petrana Petroina
translative Petraksi Petroiksi
instructive Petroin
abessive Petratta Petroitta
comitative Petroineen

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.