tenuis

noun ten·u·is \ ˈten-yə-wəs \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of tenuis

plural tenues play \ˈten-yə-ˌwēz, -ˌwās\
: an unaspirated voiceless stop

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Origin and Etymology of tenuis

Medieval Latin, from Latin, thin, slight


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