tǽlende
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective, Verb
Verb Class: Participle
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
tǽlende
adj. (ptcpl.) I. prone to blame, censorious Ne beó hé tó tǽlende, L. E. I. 21; Th. ii. 416, 17: Exon. Th. 305, 18; Fä. 90. Cf. Uton beorgan ús wið tǽlnysse and wið twysprǽcnysse caveamus nobis a vituperatione et a biloquio, L. Ecg. P. iv. 66; Th. ii. 226, 31. II. slanderous, backbiting Ða aefstigan men and ða tǽlendan, Blickl. Homl. 65, 10.
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