lucrum

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From Proto-Indo-European *leh₂u- (profit, gain) + *-tlom. Cognate with Laverna, Ancient Greek ἀπολαύω (apolaúō, to enjoy), λείᾱ (leíā), Sanskrit लोत्र (lotra, booty), German Lohn (reward, wages), Gothic 𐌻𐌰𐌿𐌽 (laun).

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lucrum n (genitive lucrī); second declension

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

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Second declension.

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

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