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 19th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Petra

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek πέτρα (pétra, rock).

Proper noun[edit]

Petra

  1. An ancient city and archaelogical site in Jordan.
  2. An ancient Hellenistic city and former bishopric in Roman Egypt; in full, Petra in Aegypto.
  3. A medieval fortified town in Lazica, in the modern country of Georgia; modern Tsikhisdziri.
  4. An ancient lost town in Corinthia in modern Greece.
  5. An ancient lost town in Elis in modern Greece.
  6. A modern village and community in Aliartos municipality in Boeotia, Greece.
  7. A modern village and former municipality on the island of Lesbos, North Aegean administrative region, Greece.
  8. A modern former municipality of Pieria, Central Macedonia administrative region, Greece.
  9. A modern village in Preveza, Epirus administrative region, Greece.
  10. A former village and ghost town in Northern Cyprus, now uninhabited and largely destroyed.
  11. A modern village in Bâcleș Commune, Mehedinţi County, Romania.
  12. A modern town and municipality on the island of Mallorca, in the Balearic Islands, Spain.
  13. An unincorporated community in Bracken County, Kentucky, United States.

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Petra f

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Petra

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Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Petra

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, masculine equivalent Peter, equivalent to English Petra

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpeː.traː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Pe‧tra

Proper noun[edit]

Petra f

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, masculine equivalent Peter, equivalent to English Petra

Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Petra f

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Petra

Usage notes[edit]

Matronymics

  • son of Petra: Petruson
  • daughter of Petra: Petrudóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Petra
Accusative Petru
Dative Petru
Genitive Petru

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Petra or Swedish Petra in the 20th century. Sometimes associated with dialectal Finnish petra (deer).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpetrɑ/, [ˈpe̞t̪rɑ]
  • Rhymes: -etrɑ
  • Syllabification: Pet‧ra

Proper noun[edit]

Petra

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Petra

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
Possessive forms of Petra (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person Petrani Petramme
2nd person Petrasi Petranne
3rd person Petransa

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Petra

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, masculine equivalent Peter, equivalent to English Petra

Latin[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Petra f sg (genitive Petrae); first declension

  1. Petra, Petra in Aegypto (an ancient Hellenistic city and former bishopic in Roman Egypt)
  2. Petra (a medieval fortified town in Lazica, in the modern country of Georgia; modern Tsikhisdziri)
  3. Petra (an ancient lost town in Corinthia in modern Greece)
  4. Petra (an ancient lost town in Elis in modern Greece)
  5. A post-classical female given name, masculine equivalent Petrus

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Petra
Genitive Petrae
Dative Petrae
Accusative Petram
Ablative Petrā
Vocative Petra
Locative Petrae

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Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Petra

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, masculine equivalent Peter, equivalent to English Petra

Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Petra f (genitive Petry, nominative plural Petry) declension pattern žena

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Petra

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Petra in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Petra c (genitive Petras)

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, masculine equivalent Peter, equivalent to English Petra

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