See also: Pétur and Pætur

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse Pétr, from Latin Petrus, from Ancient Greek Πέτρος (Pétros), from πέτρος (pétros, stone, rock), related to πέτρα (pétra).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Petur m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Peter.

Usage notesEdit

Patronymics

  • son of Petur: Petursson
  • daughter Petur: Petursdóttir

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Petur
Accusative Petur
Dative Peturi
Genitive Peturs

Alternative formsEdit


Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Petur m (genitive Petair)

  1. Peter (apostle)
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 18d12
      Petur et Iacób et Iohain
      Peter and James and John

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: Peadar
  • Manx: Peddyr
  • Scottish Gaelic: Peadar

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
Petur Phetur
or unchanged
Petur
pronounced with /b(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.