tó-dǽledness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
tó-dǽledness
e; f. Division, distinction, separation Tódǽlednesse discrimine. Wrt. Voc. ii. 27, 63. I. a division, a. one of the different kinds of parts into which a whole may be divided Feówertýne tódǽlednyssa synd on ðam dæge . . . Óðer tódǽlednysse hátte momentum, þridde minutum. . . feówerteóða mundus, Anglia viii. 318, 35-42. b. one of the parts into which a whole is divided Wé wyllaþ tódǽlan ða abecedaria on twá tódǽlednyssa, 333, 5. II. division, separation, break of connection or of continuity, a. local Fæder and Suna and se Háliga Gást búton ǽlcere tódélednesse (-ennesse, MS. ), Shrn. 167, 34. b. temporal, intermission, interruption Fram Eástron óð Pentecosten sý alleluia bútan tódǽlednesse (sine intermissione) gecweden, R. Ben. 39, 14. III. a division, dividing-point, break, pause Idus tódǽleanyssa ðæs mónðes, Ælfc. Gr. 13 ; Zup. 85, 6. Cesuras, ðæt synd ða tódǽlednyssa on ðám versum . . . Ða tódǽlednyssa on ðám versum synd feówer, Anglia viii. 313, 38.
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