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Klingon WOTD: letlh (noun)

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This is the Klingon Word Of The Day for Monday, December 24, 2007.

Category: General

Klingon word:   letlh
Part of Speech: noun 
Definition:     stairway leading to door of a ship (regional) 
Source: KGT (218 KE, 258 EK) 
Swedish: trappuppgång vid skeppsdörr (regionalt)

Additional Notes:
KGT p. 29: For example, the word for "stairs" or "stairway" in most of the Empire is {letlh}.  One type of {letlh} is a {choghvat}, the stairway leading to and from the doorway of a ship.  In a couple of dialects in the Mekro'vak ({meqro'vaq}) region, however, {letlh} refers only to the stairway connected to a ship, while {ngep'oS} is any other kind of stairway but not one used to enter or exit a ship.
Synonyms: choghvat  
	letlh (noun) - stairs, stairway

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