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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hlainiz (inclined, leaning), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱley- (to lean).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈxlæː.ne/, [ˈl̥æː.ne]

AdjectiveEdit

hlǣne

  1. lean; meager

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  • Middle English: lene