The type of Genitive represented by lucri facere, a type variously explained in Grammars as ‘Genitive of Material’ and ‘Partitive Genitive,’ is much affected by Plautus. Here are some examples:
- lucri facere, e.g.
- sumpti facere,
- compendi facere, e.g.
- Merc. 421 “multo edepol, si quid faciendumst, facere damni mavolo”;
- Bacch. 1032 “quam propter tantum damni feci et flagiti” (cf. Pseud. 440);
- Asin. 182 “neque ille scit quid det, quid damni faciat”.
- lucrum facere (when used absolutely), e.g.
- sumptum facere (when used absolutely), e.g
- compendium facere (with Genitive), e.g.