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Headword: Τοκοφορεῖν
Adler number: tau,740
Translated headword: to be interest-bearing
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] to bear interest.
Interest [is] a kind of gain.
Greek Original:
Τοκοφορεῖν: τόκους λαμβάνειν. Τόκος δὲ εἶδος πλεονεξίας.
Notes:
The headword infinitive -- also in Photius, but lacking a gloss -- is a rarity, but it occurs in, and is surely quoted from, [Demosthenes] 59.52.
See also tau 739.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; imagery; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 26 March 2010@07:23:04.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 9 April 2010@21:56:12.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 11 April 2010@04:14:44.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 1 May 2011@08:39:16.
David Whitehead on 14 August 2011@09:41:23.
David Whitehead on 14 January 2014@06:15:08.

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