See also: petrus

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch Petrus.

Proper nounEdit

Petrus

  1. Peter (biblical character)

See alsoEdit


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.

DescendantsEdit

  • Negerhollands: Pitrus, Petrus

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Petrus

Proper nounEdit

Petrus m (genitive Petri or Petrus' or Petrus (with article))

  1. Peter (Biblical character)
    • (Can we clean up(+) this sense?) 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 of rare usage, variant of Peter

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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

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Petrus, from Ancient Greek Πέτρος (Pétros), from πέτρος (pétros, stone, rock).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Petrus ?

  1. Peter

DescendantsEdit


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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