Pietari

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Ancient Greek Πέτρος (Pétros).

  • St Petersburg: In Finnish towns named after individuals are often left as is. Compare Mikkeli, Antrea and Loviisa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpie̯tɑri/, [ˈpie̞̯t̪ɑ̝ri]
  • Rhymes: -ietɑri
  • Syllabification(key): Pie‧ta‧ri

Proper noun[edit]

Pietari

  1. Peter (biblical character).
    • 1992, The Holy Bible, Matt. 16:18:
      Ja minä sanon sinulle: Sinä olet Pietari, ja tälle kalliolle minä rakennan kirkkoni.
      And I say unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church.
  2. a male given name, equivalent to English Peter
    • 1958, Simo Puupponen, Pikku Pietarin piha, WSOY (1972), →ISBN, page 9:
      Pietari oli nimi, jonka äiti oli hänelle vaatimalla vaatinut. Kas kun ei vielä Paavali tai Jeesus, oli isä sanonut, mutta äiti ei ollut antanut periksi vaan saanut Pietarinsa. Jormalainen oli leikkipäällä ollessaan itse näin kertonut.
      Niin kuin Pietarissa nyt olisi jotakin vikaa! Ei sitten mitään vikaa!
      Pietari was the name that his mother had insisted on. What's next, Paavali or Jeesus, had his father said, but his mother had not given in and kept saying Pietari. Jormalainen had himself jocosely told this story.
  3. Saint Petersburg (a federal city of Russia)
    Pietari Suuri perusti Pietarin kaupungin.
    Peter the Great founded the city of Saint Petersburg.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Pietari (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative Pietari Pietarit
genitive Pietarin Pietarien
Pietareiden
Pietareitten
partitive Pietaria Pietareita
Pietareja
illative Pietariin Pietareihin
singular plural
nominative Pietari Pietarit
accusative nom. Pietari Pietarit
gen. Pietarin
genitive Pietarin Pietarien
Pietareiden
Pietareitten
partitive Pietaria Pietareita
Pietareja
inessive Pietarissa Pietareissa
elative Pietarista Pietareista
illative Pietariin Pietareihin
adessive Pietarilla Pietareilla
ablative Pietarilta Pietareilta
allative Pietarille Pietareille
essive Pietarina Pietareina
translative Pietariksi Pietareiksi
abessive Pietaritta Pietareitta
instructive Pietarein
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Pietari (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Pietarini Pietarini
accusative nom. Pietarini Pietarini
gen. Pietarini
genitive Pietarini Pietarieni
Pietareideni
Pietareitteni
partitive Pietariani Pietareitani
Pietarejani
inessive Pietarissani Pietareissani
elative Pietaristani Pietareistani
illative Pietariini Pietareihini
adessive Pietarillani Pietareillani
ablative Pietariltani Pietareiltani
allative Pietarilleni Pietareilleni
essive Pietarinani Pietareinani
translative Pietarikseni Pietareikseni
abessive Pietarittani Pietareittani
instructive
comitative Pietareineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Pietarisi Pietarisi
accusative nom. Pietarisi Pietarisi
gen. Pietarisi
genitive Pietarisi Pietariesi
Pietareidesi
Pietareittesi
partitive Pietariasi Pietareitasi
Pietarejasi
inessive Pietarissasi Pietareissasi
elative Pietaristasi Pietareistasi
illative Pietariisi Pietareihisi
adessive Pietarillasi Pietareillasi
ablative Pietariltasi Pietareiltasi
allative Pietarillesi Pietareillesi
essive Pietarinasi Pietareinasi
translative Pietariksesi Pietareiksesi
abessive Pietarittasi Pietareittasi
instructive
comitative Pietareinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Pietarimme Pietarimme
accusative nom. Pietarimme Pietarimme
gen. Pietarimme
genitive Pietarimme Pietariemme
Pietareidemme
Pietareittemme
partitive Pietariamme Pietareitamme
Pietarejamme
inessive Pietarissamme Pietareissamme
elative Pietaristamme Pietareistamme
illative Pietariimme Pietareihimme
adessive Pietarillamme Pietareillamme
ablative Pietariltamme Pietareiltamme
allative Pietarillemme Pietareillemme
essive Pietarinamme Pietareinamme
translative Pietariksemme Pietareiksemme
abessive Pietarittamme Pietareittamme
instructive
comitative Pietareinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Pietarinne Pietarinne
accusative nom. Pietarinne Pietarinne
gen. Pietarinne
genitive Pietarinne Pietarienne
Pietareidenne
Pietareittenne
partitive Pietarianne Pietareitanne
Pietarejanne
inessive Pietarissanne Pietareissanne
elative Pietaristanne Pietareistanne
illative Pietariinne Pietareihinne
adessive Pietarillanne Pietareillanne
ablative Pietariltanne Pietareiltanne
allative Pietarillenne Pietareillenne
essive Pietarinanne Pietareinanne
translative Pietariksenne Pietareiksenne
abessive Pietarittanne Pietareittanne
instructive
comitative Pietareinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Pietarinsa Pietarinsa
accusative nom. Pietarinsa Pietarinsa
gen. Pietarinsa
genitive Pietarinsa Pietariensa
Pietareidensa
Pietareittensa
partitive Pietariaan
Pietariansa
Pietareitaan
Pietarejaan
Pietareitansa
Pietarejansa
inessive Pietarissaan
Pietarissansa
Pietareissaan
Pietareissansa
elative Pietaristaan
Pietaristansa
Pietareistaan
Pietareistansa
illative Pietariinsa Pietareihinsa
adessive Pietarillaan
Pietarillansa
Pietareillaan
Pietareillansa
ablative Pietariltaan
Pietariltansa
Pietareiltaan
Pietareiltansa
allative Pietarilleen
Pietarillensa
Pietareilleen
Pietareillensa
essive Pietarinaan
Pietarinansa
Pietareinaan
Pietareinansa
translative Pietarikseen
Pietariksensa
Pietareikseen
Pietareiksensa
abessive Pietarittaan
Pietarittansa
Pietareittaan
Pietareittansa
instructive
comitative Pietareineen
Pietareinensa

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Statistics[edit]

  • Pietari is the 457th most common male given name in Finland, belonging to 520 male individuals (and as a middle name to 3,095 more, making it much more common as a middle name), according to February 2023 data from the Digital and Population Data Services Agency of Finland.