πλοῦτος

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From Proto-Indo-European *plowtós

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πλοῦτος (ploûtos) (genitive πλούτου) m, second declension

  1. wealth, riches
    • 800 BCE – 600 BCE, Homer, Iliad 1.171
      οὐδέ σ᾽ ὀΐω [...] ἄφενος καὶ πλοῦτον ἀφύξειν.
      nor do I intend [...] to pile up riches and wealth for you.
    • 380 BCE, Plato, Gorgias 523.c
      πολλοὶ οὖν,’ ἦ δ᾽ ὅς, ‘ψυχὰς πονηρὰς ἔχοντες ἠμφιεσμένοι εἰσὶ [...] πλούτους
      "Now many," said he, "who have wicked souls are clad in [...] wealth

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