[ li-nish-uhn ]
/ lɪˈnɪʃ ən /
Phonetics. a phonological process that weakens consonant articulation at the ends of syllables or between vowels, causing the consonant to become voiced, spirantized, or deleted.
Linguistics. a type of Celtic mutation that derives historically from phonological lenition.
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