lucrum

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *lau (profit, gain) + *-tlom. Compare Sanskrit लोत्र (lotra, booty), Ancient Greek ἀπολαύω (apolaúō, to enjoy), German Lohn (reward, wages), Gothic [script needed] (launs) [script needed].

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lucrum n (genitive lucrī); second declension

  1. profit, advantage
  2. love of gain, avarice

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Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative lucrum lucra
genitive lucrī lucrōrum
dative lucrō lucrīs
accusative lucrum lucra
ablative lucrō lucrīs
vocative lucrum lucra

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