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usury

Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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P. τοκισμός, ὁ (Xen.).

Money-lending: P. and V. δανεισμός, ὁ.

Interest: Ar. and P. τόκος, ὁ.

Practice usury, v.: P. τοκίζειν.