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See also: petrus


Proper noun[edit]


  1. Peter (biblical character)
    • 1985 translation, Bibel, Matthäus 16:18:
      Und ich sage dir auch: Du bist Petrus, und auf diesen Felsen will ich meine Gemeinde bauen.
  2. A male given name, rare in this form. Standard form: Peter.



From Ancient Greek Πέτρος (Pétros).


Proper noun[edit]

Petrus m (genitive Petrī); second declension

  1. Peter (biblical character).
    • 405, Jerome and others, Vulgate, Matthew 16:18
      Tu es Petrus, et super hanc petram aedificabo Ecclesiam meam.
      You are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church.
  2. A male given name equivalent to Peter.


Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Petrus Petrī
Genitive Petrī Petrōrum
Dative Petrō Petrīs
Accusative Petrum Petrōs
Ablative Petrō Petrīs
Vocative Petre Petrī



Proper noun[edit]

Petrus c (genitive Petrus)

  1. Peter (biblical character).
    • 1981 translation, Bibeln: Matteus 16:18:
      Och jag säger dig att du är Petrus, Klippan, och på den klippan skall jag bygga min kyrka.
  2. A male given name, a latinate variant of the more common Peter and Per.