petra

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

petra

  1. stone, a weight equal to 14 pounds.
    • 1882, James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 4, p. 209:
      Generally, however, the stone or petra, almost always of 14 lbs., is used, the tod of 28 lbs., and the sack of thirteen stone.

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Breton[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

petra

  1. what?

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

petra

  1. (dialectal) Alternative form of peura

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

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

petra ‎(plural petras)

  1. stone

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A late borrowing from Ancient Greek πέτρα ‎(pétra, stone, rock).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

petra f ‎(genitive petrae); first declension

  1. stone, rock

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative petra petrae
genitive petrae petrārum
dative petrae petrīs
accusative petram petrās
ablative petrā petrīs
vocative petra petrae

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References[edit]

  • petra in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • petra in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • PETRA in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • petra in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • petra in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • petra in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • petra in William Smith., editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • petra in Richard Stillwell et al., editor (1976) The Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites, Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press

Sicilian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin petra.

Noun[edit]

petra f

  1. stone