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Word "flag" in Welsh

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Keywords: baner | faner | maner | banerau | baneri | fanerau | manerau | faneri | maneri | fflag | ꝼlag | lluman | luman | llumanau | ỻuman | lumanau |
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Overview

In Welsh, "to flag" is "llumanu"; BBC Wales website has some great resources for anyone interested in learning the language. Here’s a link to the full conjugation of "llumanu".
Brian Ellis, 26 Oct 2007

Llech?

"Llech" / "y llech" means "slab" or "rickets", decidedly not flag words.
Brian Ellis, 26 Oct 2007

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Word " baner "

Word:
baner
Script:
Latin
Etym. family:
*band-
Noun class:
♀ (feminine)
Meaning:
flag

External links:
(See 1 other wordform identical to this.)

"Baner" / "y faner" is the general word for "flag" (plural is "banerau" or "baneri", with mutations: "fanerau" / "faneri", "maner" (sg.) / "manerau" / "maneri"). "National Flag" is "y Faner Genedlaethol"; "my flag" is "fy maner".
Brian Ellis, 26 Oct 2007

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Word " faner "

Word:
faner
Script:
Latin
Variant:
mutation of "baner"
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Word " maner "

Word:
maner
Script:
Latin
Variant:
mutation of "baner"
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Word " banerau "

Word:
banerau
Script:
Latin
Variant:
plural of "baner"
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Word " baneri "

Word:
baneri
Script:
Latin
Variant:
plural of "baner"
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Word " fanerau "

Word:
fanerau
Script:
Latin
Variant:
mutation of "banerau"
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Word " manerau "

Word:
manerau
Script:
Latin
Variant:
mutation of "banerau"
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Word " faneri "

Word:
faneri
Script:
Latin
Variant:
mutation of "baneri"
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Word " maneri "

Word:
maneri
Script:
Latin
Variant:
mutation of "baneri"
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Word " fflag "

Word:
fflag
Script:
Latin
Etym. family:
*flag
Meaning:
flag (other)

Remarks:
seldom use

It turns out that several sources I’ve looked at show that "fflag(en)" actually means "flag-stick"(?) and with the "-en" means "flagstone" although I’ve come across instances of "fflag" being used for "flag".
Brian Ellis, 26 Oct 2007

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Word " ꝼlag "

Word:
ꝼlag
Script:
Latin (Gaelic variant)
Variant:
historical/residual form of "fflag"
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Word " lluman "

Word:
lluman
Script:
Latin
Etym. family:
(uniques)
Meaning:
ensign, sports flag, banner, standard

"Lluman" / "y lluman" is used to describe ensigns and sports flags (pl. "llumanau", with mutations: "luman" / "lumanau"). The Red Ensign is "y Lluman Coch"; the Blue Ensign is "y Lluman Glas"; the White Ensign is "y Lluman Gwyn".
Brian Ellis, 26 Oct 2007

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Word " luman "

Word:
luman
Script:
Latin
Variant:
mutation of "lluman"
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Word " llumanau "

Word:
llumanau
Script:
Latin
Variant:
plural of "lluman"
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Word " ỻuman "

Word:
ỻuman
Script:
Latin (Gaelic variant)
Variant:
historical/residual form of "lluman"
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Word " lumanau "

Word:
lumanau
Script:
Latin
Variant:
mutation of "llumanau"

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