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#1 Permanent Rose

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Posted 10 August 2009 - 03:18 PM

I'm not talking about the ancient stone city cut into the mountains and Jordan (: I read a book with a girl who had this name.

Basically, its the feminine form of Peter and it means the same thing (rock).

I actually like it---rather, its growing on me. WDYT?


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Posted 10 August 2009 - 03:19 PM

I read a book with this name in it too. I don't like it at all. I think it's so harsh sounding.

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Posted 10 August 2009 - 03:21 PM

Probably the same book haha---Chasing Vermeer?

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Posted 10 August 2009 - 03:24 PM

Sorry, Rose, I don't like it at all!
I just don't what it is about it that I don't like!
I mean it is a nice name, but not for me!


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Posted 10 August 2009 - 03:26 PM

Thanks guys. I totally understand. I didn't like it at first----its one of those names that's grown on me

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Posted 10 August 2009 - 03:47 PM

Reminds me of a petra dish or whatever they're called. :P

No, it wasn't that book. I don't remember the name, but it was when I was in the seventh grade.


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Posted 10 August 2009 - 03:59 PM

haha petri dish. i see how it would---but petri is prn PEE-tree while Petra is prn PEH-tra

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Posted 10 August 2009 - 05:00 PM

Well, Petra naturally reminds me of rocks, since "Pietra" is Italian for "Rock".
It's not a common/easy name by any means, but I rather like it.
I associate it with a collection of poems by Dante Alighieri, whom I absolutely love!

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Posted 10 August 2009 - 05:26 PM

Oh it is? Never knew that.

well, then, it reminds me of the word petrified.


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Posted 11 August 2009 - 01:29 AM

I can see it in a book, maybe even in a manga. It's not really my style :P

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Posted 11 August 2009 - 12:17 PM

I had a friend, Valisity, in high school whose sister was named Petra. It's not really my style, but for some reason I've also kind of liked it.

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Posted 11 August 2009 - 12:50 PM

I wouldnt use it but I dont think it is a bad name...at least it is a REAL name....oh and Alyssa it probably reminds you of petrified because it comes from the same root, it means rock...




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