S teywI' 'echlet
té.'wiz zec.'let ] / [ té.'wiz zec.'let ]
Klingon letters:
teywiz zeclet
Handwritten:
teywiz zeclet

chalkboard or whiteboard or any similar surface that can be erased and reused

word type: noun, TKD chapter 3.

plural: teywI' 'echletmey
This noun is made of the parts teywI' and 'echlet.

Source

qepHom Saarbrücken 2020
See new words released at qepHom'a' 2020
The request for this word was: "A very large usually (but not always) fixed big board used to write on school or meetings."  [note]

More Information

The general term for this is ghItlhwI' 'echlet, which can be literally translated as "marker board." It can be used for any of these things. There is, in addition, a term for chalkboard or whiteboard or any similar surface that can be erased and reused: teywI' 'echlet, literally "scraper board." Maltz thought it was interesting that the general term focused on the means of putting something on the board (ghItlhwI') and the specialized term focused on how you get rid of it (teywI').

(qepHom 2020)

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Definition of {teywI' 'echlet}
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https://klingon.wiki/Word/TeywI--echlet
Retrieved 04 Feb 2023

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Latest edit: 18 Mar 2021, by KlingonTeacher
Created: 18 Mar 2021, by KlingonTeacher

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