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  adverbial1
  adverbial2
  adverbialisateur
  adverbialisation
  adverbialisé
  adversatif1
  adversatif2
affaiblissement
  affecté
  affectif
  affermissement
  affinité
  affirmatif
  affirmation
  affixal

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French

affaiblissement

Eng    lenition, weakening

nMS

Synonym(s): adoucissement, lénition

Antonym(s): affermissement

Related term(s): faible2, spirantisation

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Dubois etal. 1994: 20; Martinet 1955: 143, 290; Mounin 1974: 13


English word list

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  learned word
  learning
  least-effort principle
  lect
  leftness condition
  legible
  leitmotiv
  lemma
  lemmatization
  length
  lengthen
  lengthened
  lengthening
  lenis
lenition

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