The bat'leth, sometimes transliterated as betleH, was a favored style of sword used by Klingons. On Stardate 1207.3, T'Kuvma annointed Voq as his new Torchbearer by presenting Voq with his own bat'leth.
Notes and References
- Okrand, Marc. Star Trek: The Klingon Dictionary. Pocket Books, 1992 (rev. ed.).
- Fuller, Bryan & Roddenberry, Eugene & Roth, Trevor & Goldsman, Akiva & Kadin, Heather & Berg, Gretchen J. & Harberts, Aaron & Kurtzman, Alex (Executive Producers). "The Vulcan Hello." Star Trek: Discovery, Episode 1. Directed by David Semel. Story by Bryan Fuller & Alex Kurtzman. Teleplay by Bryan Fuller & Akiva Goldsman. CBS Entertainment, 24 September 2017.