Petrus

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch Petrus.

Proper noun[edit]

Petrus

  1. Peter (biblical character)

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch Petrus, from Latin Petrus, from Ancient Greek Πέτρος (Pétros), from πέτρος (pétros, rock, stone), as a name a loan translation of Aramaic כֵּיפָא(stone, rock; Peter, Cephas).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpeː.trʏs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Pe‧trus

Proper noun[edit]

Petrus m

  1. (biblical) Simon Peter, Cephas (Biblical character, early Christian leader)
  2. A male given name, now rare outside baptismal names.

Descendants[edit]

  • Negerhollands: Pitrus, Petrus

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin Petrus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Petrus m (proper noun, strong, genitive Petri or Petrus' or (with article) Petrus)

  1. (biblical) Peter
    • (Can we clean up(+) this sense?) 1985 translation, Bibel, Matthäus 16:18:
      Und ich sage dir auch: Du bist Petrus, und auf diesen Felsen will ich meine Gemeinde bauen.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. A male given name of rare usage, variant of Peter

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Noun[edit]

Petrus m

  1. (colloquial, dated) large key

Further reading[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin Petrus, from Ancient Greek Πέτρος (Pétros).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɛtrʊs/
  • Hyphenation: pét‧rus

Proper noun[edit]

Petrus

  1. Peter (biblical character).

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Πέτρος (Pétros).

Pronunciation[edit]

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 English Peter.

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

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

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Petrus, from Ancient Greek Πέτρος (Pétros), from πέτρος (pétros, stone, rock).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Petrus m

  1. Peter

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Swedish[edit]

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.

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