See also: petra

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

A feminine form of Peter, identical with Late Latin petra (stone); came into regular use in the 19th century.

Proper nounEdit

Petra

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Ancient Greek πέτρα (pétra, rock).

Proper nounEdit

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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CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Petra f

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

Further readingEdit


DanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Petra

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

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

Proper nounEdit

Petra f

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

FaroeseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Petra f

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

Usage notesEdit

Matronymics

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

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Petra
Accusative Petru
Dative Petru
Genitive Petru

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

Proper nounEdit

Petra

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

DeclensionEdit

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

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Petra

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

LatinEdit

Proper nounEdit

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

DeclensionEdit

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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NorwegianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Petra

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

SlovakEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

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

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

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Petra in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

SwedishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Petra c (genitive Petras)

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

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