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

ngItHel bow (violin bow)

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word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: ngItHel naQmey
This noun is made of the parts ngItHel and naQ.


qepHom Saarbrücken 2019
See new words released at qepHom'a' 2019

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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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