Definition of Tenues

1. Noun. (plural of tenuis) ¹



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Definition of Tenues

1. tenuis [n] - See also: tenuis

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tenues

tentories
tentorium
tentorium of hypophysis
tentory
tentpole
tentpoles
tents
tentsful
tentwallah
tentwallahs
tentwise
tentwort
tenty
tenuazonic acid
tenue
tenues (current term)
tenuiexenous
tenuifolious
tenuin
tenuious
tenuiroster
tenuirostral
tenuirostres
tenuis
tenuities
tenuity
tenuous
tenuously
tenuousness
tenuousnesses

Literary usage of Tenues

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1. The Latin Language: An Historical Account of Latin Sounds, Stems and Flexions by Wallace Martin Lindsay (1894)
"tenues and Mediae. In pronouncing/*, /, с the vocal organs are in the same position as in pronouncing 6, d,g, but the breath comes through the open glottis, ..."

2. The Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted, to by Frederick Stroud (1903)
"... and yet of a larger compassé, and having greater diversity of keepers and game, than a Park " (tenues de la Ley). Beasts of Chase; V. BEASTS. CHATTELS. ..."

3. The Latin Language: An Historical Account of Latin Sounds, Stems and Flexions by Wallace Martin Lindsay (1894)
"In Greek tenues ... to say whether they are due to some phonetic law peculiar to Sanscrit, or represent I.-Eur. tenues ... These I.-Eur. tenues, mediae, ..."

4. A Comparative Grammar of the Indo-Germanic Languages: A Concise Exposition by Karl Brugmann, Robert Seymour Conway, William Henry Denham Rouse (1888)
"See §§ 530. 534. 538. Falling together of mediae with tenues and tenues asp. Act 6. The mediae become tenues, b, d, g become p, t, k, ..."

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