What is the greek word that means poor?

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ptōchos

1) reduced to beggary, begging, asking alms 2) destitute of wealth, influence, position, honour a) lowly, afflicted, destitute of the Christian virtues and eternal riches b) helpless, powerless to accomplish an end c) poor, needy 3) lacking in anything a) as respects their spirit 1) destitute of wealth of learning and intellectual culture which the schools afford (men of this class most readily give themselves up to Christ's teaching and proved them selves fitted to lay hold of the heavenly treasure)

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penēs one who is so poor he earns his bread by daily labour
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