tenuis

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tenuis englanniksi

  1. Of Greek consonants, neither aspirated nor voiced, as p, t, k

  2. Of obstruents in other languages, not voiced, aspirated, glottalized, or otherwise different in phonation from the prototypical values of the voiceless IPA letters (p, t, k, f, θ, s, ʃ, etc.).

  3. A tenuis consonant.

  4. 1887, Max Müller

  5. The tenuis becomes aspirate in Low-German.
  6. thin, fine, slender

  7. weak, watery

  8. slight, trifling

  9. delicate, subtle