Lenis vs Lends - What's the difference?

lenis | lends |


As an adjective lenis

is (phonetics) weakly articulated (of a consonant), hence voiced; especially as compared to the others of a group of homorganic consonants.

As a verb lends is

(lend).

As a noun lends is

(obsolete) loins.

lenis

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (phonetics) weakly articulated (of a consonant), hence voiced; especially as compared to the others of a group of homorganic consonants.
  • Derived terms

    * lenition

    Anagrams

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    lends

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (lend)
  • Noun

    (en-plural noun)
  • (obsolete) loins
  • (Wyclif)
    (Webster 1913)