Jenite vs Lenite - What's the difference?

jenite | lenite |


As a noun jenite

is (mineralogy|archaic) the mineral ilvaite.

As a verb lenite is

(celtic languages) to cause (a consonant) to undergo lenition.

jenite

English

Alternative forms

* yenite

Noun

(-)
  • (mineralogy, archaic) The mineral ilvaite.
  • lenite

    English

    Verb

    (lenit)
  • (Celtic languages) To cause (a consonant) to undergo lenition.
  • This environment lenites "m" to "mh".
  • (qualifier) To undergo lenition.
  • "M" lenites to "mh".