S ngItHel
fit.'hel ] / [ fit.'hel ]
Klingon letters:
fithel
Handwritten:
fithel

string instrument (like a violin)

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word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: ngItHelmey

Source

qepHom Saarbrücken 2019
See new words released at qepHom'a' 2019
The request for this word was: "violin"  [note]

More Information

A HurDagh is generally not played with a bow, but there is another kind of stringed instrument that is plucked, strummed, or bowed. It's called a ngItHel, so that's probably the closest to a violin. (They used one of these in the production of the opera 'u'.) The word for the "bow" (a stick strung with strands of some kind) that's used with this instrument is simply ngItHel naQ "ngItHel stick," though a slang term often used is yan, literally "sword." (Maltz remarked on how this was similar to how some Humans refer to a guitar as an ax.)

(qepHom 2019, p. 15)

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Latest edit: 17 May 2021, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 13 Oct 2020, by KlingonTeacher

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