• Definition for "lenis"
    • Articulated with relatively low-pressure regarding the airstream underneath…
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    • The fortis stops, being marked, are…
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lenis definition

  • adjective:
    • Articulated with relatively low-pressure regarding the airstream underneath the glottis, as English (b) and (d) weighed against (p) and (t).
    • weakly articulated (of a consonant), for this reason voiced; particularly than others of several homorganic consonants.
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