Lenite in Scrabble Dictionary

What does lenite mean? Is lenite a Scrabble word?

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Is lenite a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word lenite is a Scrabble US word. The word lenite is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Is lenite a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word lenite is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

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Is lenite a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word lenite is a Words With Friends word. The word lenite is worth 8 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Definitions and meaning of lenite

lenite

Etymology

Back-formation from lenition.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈliːnaɪt/, /ləˈnaɪt/

Verb

lenite (third-person singular simple present lenites, present participle leniting, simple past and past participle lenited)

  1. (phonetics, phonology, transitive) To cause (a consonant) to undergo lenition.
    This environment lenites "m" to "mh".
  2. (phonetics, phonology, intransitive) To undergo lenition.
    "M" lenites to "mh".

Translations


Italian

Verb

lenite

  1. second-person plural present indicative of lenire
  2. second-person plural imperative of lenire
  3. plural of lenito

Latin

Verb

lēnīte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of lēniō

Source: wiktionary.org