S naD tetlh
nad tex ] / [ nad tex ]
Klingon letters:
nad tex
nad tex

Commendation List

word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: naD tetlhmey
This noun is made of the parts naD and tetlh.


Klingon for the Galactic Traveler p. 182, 220

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The canon definition is given in upper case in KGT:
For example, in the ceremony to induct new members into the Order of the Bat'leth (betleH 'obe'), the highest honor that the government bestows on a Klingon, the presiding official, usually the leader of the Klingon High Council, first reads a name from the naD tetlh (Commendation List), always calling out the inductee's name in the most formal way (given name plus father's name, such as tI'vIS barot puqloD [T'vis, son of Barot]). (KGT p. 182)

The verb used with this is gher:
Thus, one would usually say naD tetlh gher "he/she compiles the Commendation List" or "he/she writes the Commendation List".
(message on st.k of July 09, 1998)

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