tǽling
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
tǽling
e; f. I. reproof, rebuke Hé egesiende stiérþ ofermétta mid ðære tǽlinge, Past. 8; Swt. 53, 16. Petrus anféng Paules tǽlinge (increpationem ), 19; Swt. 145, 18. Hié forberaþ ǽghwelce unryhte tǽlinge ... hié forberaþ ðæt hié mid ðæm sweorde hiera tungna tǽlinge ne sleáþ hira hláfurdes ðeáwas piae subditorum mentes ab omni se peste obtrectationis abstinentes praepositorum vitam nullo linguae gladio percutiunt, 28; Swt. 199, 4. Hiera geférena tǽlinge reprehensionem proximorum, 38; Swt. 273, 8. II. evil-speaking, slander, calumny Gif ðú gesihst fæla penega tǽlincga oððe wærginga getácnaþ if you see many pennies, it betokens calumnies or curses, Lchdm. iii. 214, 16.
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