S 'alwI'
zal.'wiz ] / [ zal.'wiz ]
Klingon letters:
zalwiz
Handwritten:
zalwiz

parachute

word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: 'alwI'mey
This noun is made of the parts 'al and wI'.

Source

qepHom Saarbrücken 2020
See new words released at qepHom'a' 2020

More Information

[Talking about a parachute] Maltz knew two ways to refer to this device. The apparatus that creates some sort of force field that counters gravity when descending is tlham rI'gheS, literally "gravity deflector." The old-fashioned contraption that resembles an umbrella is informally called 'alwI' "floater." Maltz didn't know if there was a more technical term.

(qepHom 2020)

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Category: nounqepHom words   

Latest edit: 31 Mar 2021, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 31 Mar 2021, by KlingonTeacher

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