Lene

Lene

Lene\ (l[=e]n), v. t. [See Lend.] To lend; to grant; to permit. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Webster's Revised

Lene

Le"ne\ (l[=e]"n[-e]), a. [L. lenis smooth.] (Phonetics) (a) Smooth; as, the lene breathing. (b) Applied to certain mute consonants, as p, k, and t (or Gr. [pi], [kappa], [tau]). --W. E. Jelf.

Lene

Le"ne\, n. (Phonetics) (a) The smooth breathing (spiritus lenis). (b) Any one of the lene consonants, as p, k, or t (or Gr. [pi], [kappa], [tau]). --W. E. Jelf.
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