from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To undergo an increase in sonority or become lenis. Said of consonant sounds, as when (p) changes to (b), (b) to (v), or (v) to (w).
- transitive v. To cause (a consonant sound) to lenite.
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- v. To cause (a consonant) to undergo lenition.
- v. To undergo lenition.
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