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See also: Flagge

West Frisian[edit]


Perhaps ultimately imitative, or otherwise drawn from Proto-Germanic *flaką (something flat), from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₂- (flat, broad, plain), referring to the shape.


flagge c (plural flaggen, diminutive flagje)

  1. flag, banner, standard

Further reading[edit]

  • flagge”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011
  • flag” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2020.