lene

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

lene (plural lenes)

  1. (phonetics) The smooth breathing (spiritus lenis).
  2. (phonetics) Any of the lene consonants, such as p, k, or i (or Greek pi, kappa, tau).
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lene

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of lenen

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lene m, f (masculine and feminine plural leni)

  1. mild, gentle, soft
  2. light

Synonimous[edit]

Noun[edit]

lene f

  1. plural form of lena

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From lēnis

Adverb[edit]

lenē

  1. softly, gently

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Norwegian[edit]

Verb[edit]

  1. lean

Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lene

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of len.