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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

Proper nounEdit

Petra

  1. A female given name.
Related termsEdit
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Ancient Greek πέτρα (pétra, rock).

Proper nounEdit

Petra

  1. An ancient city in Jordan, now an archeological site.
  2. A medieval fortified town in Lazica

AnagramsEdit


CzechEdit

Proper nounEdit

Petra f

  1. A female given name, cognate to Petra

DanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Petra

  1. A female given name, feminine of Peter.

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Proper nounEdit

Petra f

  1. A female given name.

FaroeseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Petra f

  1. A female given name

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈpetrɑ]
  • Hyphenation: Pet‧ra

Proper nounEdit

Petra

  1. A female given name.

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

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Petra

  1. A female given name, feminine form of Peter.

LatinEdit

Proper nounEdit

Petra f (genitive Petrae); first declension

  1. A place name.
  2. A post-classical female given name, the feminine form of Petrus.

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular
nominative Petra
genitive Petrae
dative Petrae
accusative Petram
ablative Petrā
vocative Petra

ReferencesEdit


NorwegianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Petra

  1. A female given name, feminine form of Peter.

SlovakEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

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

  1. A female given name, cognate to 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, feminine form of Peter.