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lenition

Saltos de línea: len|ition
Pronunciación: /lɪˈnɪʃ(ə)n
 
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Definición de lenition en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
(In Celtic languages) the process or result of palatalizing a consonant.
Example sentences
  • The grammar involved in medieval Gaelic names often includes lenition, a "softening" of the initial consonant sound of words or names required by Gaelic grammar in certain situations.

Origen

early 20th century: from Latin lenis 'soft' + -ition, suggested by German Lenierung.

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