Definition of Lenite

1. Verb. (qualifier Celtic languages) To cause (a consonant) to undergo lenition. ¹



2. Verb. (qualifier Celtic languages of a consonant) To undergo lenition. ¹

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Definition of Lenite

1. to articulate a lenis [v -NITED, -NITING, -NITES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lenite

lenience
leniences
leniencies
leniency
lenient
leniently
lenients
lenified
lenifies
lenify
lenifying
leniment
leniments
leningradite
lenis
lenite (current term)
lenited
lenites
lenities
leniting
lenition
lenitions
lenitive
lenitively
lenitiveness
lenitives
lenitude
lenity
lenni-lenape
lennilenapeite

Literary usage of Lenite

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1. A Dictionary of Chemical Solubilities: Inorganic by Arthur Messinger Comey, Dorothy Anna Hahn (1921)
"All are very si. sol. in cold [2O. a. b, and c are sol. in warm ining HC1; d is sol. only in boiling Aq. (Nilson.) lenite, basic ..."

2. A System of Chemistry of Inorganic Bodies by Thomas Thomson (1831)
"A portion of the ammonia flies oft", and the bi>e- lenite is deposited in acicular crystals, which undergo no change, though exposed to the air. 26. ..."

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