Originally Posted by odin70
Im Norwegian so i call it ..gripebrett...most of the time. Fretlessboard when i speak English
Similar deal in German, we just call it "Griffbrett" and it's as neutral a term as can be, applies to fretless and fretted, guitar, upright, violin, etc pp. We don't use something like fretboard, and thinking about it if someone DID it would sound really really weird...