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Word "flag" in Frisian (Western)

Last modified: 2017-03-11 by antónio martins
Keywords: flagge | flaggen | flage | flachje | flagen | flachjes | findel | ensyn |
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Word " flagge "

Word:
flagge
Script:
Latin
Etym. family:
*flag
Meaning:
flag

External links:
(See 3 other wordforms identical to this.)
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Word " flaggen "

Word:
flaggen
Script:
Latin
Variant:
plural of "flagge"
(See 1 other wordform identical to this.)
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Word " flage "

Word:
flage
Script:
Latin
Variant:
less common orthography form of "flagge"
(See 1 other wordform identical to this.)
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Word " flachje "

Word:
flachje
Script:
Latin
Variant:
diminutive of "flage"

Remarks:
also diminutive of flaggen
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Word " flagen "

Word:
flagen
Script:
Latin
Variant:
plural of "flage"
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Word " flachjes "

Word:
flachjes
Script:
Latin
Variant:
plural of "flachje"
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Word " findel "

Word:
findel
Script:
Latin
Etym. family:
*fan-
Meaning:
standard

These standards are flags, more or less permanently fixed to a staff, usually a square of a considerable size, typically symbolising a unit of some sort, either military a military unit or a an society or such. Also, poetical use.
Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg, 25 Oct 2007

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Word " ensyn "

Word:
ensyn
Script:
Latin
Etym. family:
*sign
Meaning:
ensign

Remarks:
rare

An "ensyn" is more or less an "ensign", though the word is rarely used. The difference would be the lack of central authority, which forced towns to fly an own ensyn abroad, for lack of a national ensign.
Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg, 10 Mar 2016


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