lene definition

  • noun:
    • The smooth respiration (spiritus lenis).
    • some of the lene consonants, such as for example p, k, or i (or Greek pi, kappa, tau).
    • The smooth breathing (spiritus lenis).
    • anyone of this lene consonants, as p, k, or t (or Gr. π, κ, τ).
    • A smooth mute or non-aspirate surd, as k, p, or t.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To provide; to give; allowing.
  • adjective:
    • Smooth.
    • placed on certain mute consonants, as p, k, and t (or Gr. π, κ, τ).
  • others:
    • A Middle English kind of slim.
    • A Middle English as a type of lean.
    • A Middle English as a type of lend.
    • In philology, smooth; surd and non-aspirate, as k, p, or t.

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