Flags are streamers that are flown on shafts to show troth to a kingdom, land, or some other thede. The sheets of cloth are dyed with hues that are meaningful to the folk that sail them; their shapes also have stock meanings that are found in all flags.
There are 196 theedish flags on the Earth.
All theedish flags, with Nepal as a standout, are four sided and righthooks. Each shape on a flag has a name to narrowly betell each part of the sheet.
Below is a spreadsheet that makes clear the names of each stock shape that is used, with links to ethels that forthset that shape on their flag:
|Bend||-||A slanted streak that stretched from a top tip to the athwart bottom tip||Threefold and Smokleaf|
|Border||Outskirt||A band of color that rings the edges of a flag||Blackbarrow|
|Canton||Box||A fourside shape, often in the top hoistside tip that takes up to one-fourth of the field||Taiwan|
|Chevron||Rafter||A v-shaped mark, often on the hoist side||Checkland|
|Cross (Couped)||Cut Syebeam||A rood that can be foldmatched four ways||Swissland|
|Cross (Nordic)||Norse Syebeam||A rood with the middle thwarst shifted towards the hoist||Sweden|
|Cross (Symmetrical)||Middle Syebeam||A rood with its thwarst in the middle of the field||Angland|
|Fess||Warp||A flatways band that takes up one-third of the flag||Eastric|
|Field||-||The background hue of a flag||Libya (formerly)|
|Fly||-||The half or edge of a flag farthest from a flagshaft||-|
|Hoist||-||The half or edge of a flag nearest to the flagshaft||-|
|Pale||Weft||An upright band that takes up one-third of the flag||Peru|
|Pall||Wrap||A y-shaped mark, often on the hoist side||South Highsun|
|Quadrisection||Foursplit||Two righthooks in athwart tips that sunder the flag into fourths||Panama|
|Saltire||Holy Andrew's Syebeam||An x-shaped mark in the middle of the flag||Scotland|