See also: petrus

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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).

PronunciationEdit

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

Proper nounEdit

Petrus m

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

Related termsEdit


GermanEdit

Proper nounEdit

Petrus

  1. Peter (Biblical character)
    • 1985 translation, Bibel, Matthäus 16:18:
      Und ich sage dir auch: Du bist Petrus, und auf diesen Felsen will ich meine Gemeinde bauen.
  2. A male given name, rare in this form. Standard form: Peter.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Πέτρος (Pétros).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

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.

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

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

DescendantsEdit

  • Asturian: Pedru
  • Catalan: Pere
  • English: Peter
  • French: Pierre
  • Friulian: Pieri
  • Galician: Pedro
  • German: Peter
  • Italian: Pietro, Piero
  • Occitan: Pèire

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Petrus.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Petrus ?

  1. Peter

SwedishEdit

Proper nounEdit

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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