[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: 'evta'

Jeremy Silver jp.silver at tiscali.co.uk
Wed May 16 08:59:08 PDT 2018

On Wednesday, 16 May 2018 16:24:23 BST Steven Boozer wrote:
> Klingon word: 'evta'
> Part of speech: noun
> Definition: animal similar to a newt or salamander
> Source: qep'a' 24  [2017]
> I suspect {'evta'} a pun, but I can't see it.

The OED tells me the origin of the word newt is from the Middle English "an 
ewt" (ewt from the Old English "efeta"), 
"Eft" a dialect term for newt, or a zoological term for its juvenile form is 
also derived from the OE term.

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