LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *leh₂w- (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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NounEdit

lucrum n (genitive lucrī); second declension

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

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

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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DescendantsEdit

  • Albanian: lukër
  • Aromanian: lucru, lucuru
  • Catalan: lucre
  • English: lucre
  • French: lucre
  • Italian: lucro

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