lenite

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈliːnaɪt/, /ləˈnɑɪt/

Verb[edit]

lenite (third-person singular simple present lenites, present participle leniting, simple past and past participle lenited)

  1. (Celtic languages) To cause (a consonant) to undergo lenition.
    This environment lenites "m" to "mh".
  2. (Celtic languages, of a consonant) To undergo lenition.
    "M" lenites to "mh".

Translations[edit]


Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

lenite

  1. second-person plural present indicative of lenire
  2. second-person plural imperative of lenire
  3. plural form of lenito

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

lēnīte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of lēniō