from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The smooth breathing (spiritus lenis).
  • n. Any of the lene consonants, such as p, k, or i (or Greek pi, kappa, tau).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Smooth.
  • adj. Applied to certain mute consonants, as p, k, and t (or Gr. π, κ, τ).
  • n. The smooth breathing (spiritus lenis).
  • n. Any one of the lene consonants, as p, k, or t (or Gr. π, κ, τ).
  • transitive v. To lend; to grant; to permit.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A Middle English form of lean.
  • A Middle English form of lean.
  • A Middle English form of lend.
  • In philology, smooth; surd and non-aspirate, as k, p, or t.
  • n. A smooth mute or non-aspirate surd, as k, p, or t.


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