vlag

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch vlag.

Noun[edit]

vlag (plural vlae)

  1. flag

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Etymology ultimately uncertain; of undetermined Germanic origin. Related to early Middle English flage (name for a baby's garment) and Old English flagg, flacg (cataplasm, poultice, plaster). Related to West Frisian flagge (flag), English flag (flag), Danish flag, Norwegian Bokmål flagg, Icelandic flagg, Faroese flagg, German Flagge, and Swedish flagga. Compare Old English flacor (fluttering, flying).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vlag c (plural vlaggen, diminutive vlaggetje n)

  1. flag