lucrum

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *leh₂u-(profit, gain) + *-tlom. Compare Sanskrit लोत्र(lotra, booty), Ancient Greek ἀπολαύω(apolaúō, to enjoy), German Lohn(reward, wages), Gothic 𐌻𐌰𐌿𐌽𐍃(launs).

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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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