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Word "flag" in Latin

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Keywords: vexillum | vexillvm | uexillum | vecsilvm | signum | sicnvm | sicnum | banderium | banderia | labarum | labarvm | bandum | bandvm |
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Overview

For the Vatican, as in Liturgy, as in the Laws, "vexillum" and "signum" are the most frequent words for "flag" or "pennant".
Bruno Alexandre, 18 Aug 2007

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Word " vexillum " (="flag")

Word:
vexillum
Script:
Latin
Etym. family:
*vexil-
Noun class:
⚲ (neuter)
Meaning:
flag

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I can confirm "vexillum" in Catholic Church’s Liturgy (there is one anthem at least, Vexilla Regis)
Bruno Alexandre, 18 Aug 2007

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Word " VEXILLVM "

Word:
VEXILLVM
Script:
Latin
Variant:
historical/residual form of "vexillum"
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Word " uexillum "

Word:
uexillum
Script:
Latin
Variant:
unpredictable lower case form of "VEXILLVM"
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Word " VECSILVM "

Word:
VECSILVM
Script:
Latin
Variant:
historical/residual form of "VEXILLVM"

Remarks:
Prisca Latinitas
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Word " signum " (="flag (?)")

Word:
signum
Script:
Latin
Etym. family:
*sign
Meaning:
flag (?)

Remarks:
meaning also "sign" in general sense, and "coat of arms"

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Word " SICNVM "

Word:
SICNVM
Script:
Latin
Variant:
historical/residual form of "signum"

Remarks:
before 380 bC
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Word " sicnum "

Word:
sicnum
Script:
Latin
Variant:
unpredictable lower case form of "SICNVM"
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Word " banderium " (="flag (?)")

Word:
banderium
Script:
Latin
Etym. family:
*band-
Meaning:
flag (?)

Remarks:
Mediaeval use
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Word " banderia "

Word:
banderia
Script:
Latin
Variant:
plural of "banderium"
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Word " labarum " (="flag (?)")

Word:
labarum
Script:
Latin
Etym. family:
*labar-
Meaning:
flag (?)
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Word " LABARVM "

Word:
LABARVM
Script:
Latin
Variant:
unpredictable upper case (“allcaps”) form of "labarum"
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Word " bandum " (="flag (?)")

Word:
bandum
Script:
Latin
Etym. family:
*band-
Meaning:
flag (?)
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Word " BANDVM "

Word:
BANDVM
Script:
Latin
Variant:
unpredictable upper case (“allcaps”) form of "bandum"

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