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 Ancient Greek πέτρα ‎(pétra, rock).

Proper noun[edit]

Petra

  1. An ancient city in Jordan, now an archeological 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.

Case Singular
nominative Petra
genitive Petrae
dative Petrae
accusative Petram
ablative Petrā
vocative Petra

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.