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).
    • 1861, William Edward Jelf, Accidence
      When in a crasis, a lene consonant [] is combined with an aspirated vowel, the lene is always changed (except in the Ionic dialect) into the corresponding aspirate []

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.