What does the cross mean on nordic flags?
The cross on the flags is a Christian cross.
This is known as the Nordic Cross. Every Nordic flag has adopted the cross on the flags except Greenland. It represents Christianity.
According to the Dictionary Of Symbols by Carl G. Liungman [pg244] it's the Cross of Philip the Apostle. It's a Latin cross on its side...supposedly (according to this book) St.Philip was crucified on a cross in this position. This book also connects "The Cross O fPhilip" with flags of Nordic Countries and The Danish Flag has a white cross of Philip on it.
According to legend the flag fell from the sky during the battle of Battle of Lyndanisse(1219) at a crucial point and because of it the Danes won. All the nordic countries have the same design on their flags apart from color, the design is called the Nordic Cross
No, nordic skiing is same as cross-country skiing.
The closest to an answer would be the flag used during the Kalmar Union from 1397 to 1523, which unified present day Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Iceland, along with parts of Finland and Northern Germany. In the style of the Nordic cross flags still used in all Nordic countries, the Kalmar flag was a red cross on a yellow background. However, this design has no usage in contemporary Scandinavia.
The cross on the flag represents Christianity much like the flags of other Nordic countries like Norway and Denmark. The colors stand for water (blue), lava (red) and ice (white).
Nordic combination is the combination of ski jumping and cross-country skiing.
"Nordic Combined" - an Olympic sport combining the events of downhill skiing and cross-country skiing
An adjective almost synonymous with "Scandinavian". It refers to something related to the Nordic countries of Scandinavia. The universally accepted Scandinavian countries are Denmark, Sweden and Norway, though Iceland, Finland and Greenland can also be included. Answer Nordic is a coined word originally applied in a racial sense to blond-haired "northern" types found in Norway and Sweden and to a lesser extent in Denmark, Germany and Britain. The term was originally not generally applied to… Read More
"Nordic" is another name for cross-country skiing. The equivalent name for downhill skiing is "Alpine."
Nordic skiing is all types of skiing where the heel of the boot is not attached to the ski. Nordic skiing includes Cross Country, ski jumping and biathlon.
The Nordic cross is a model after the danish flag (the oldest national flag still in use in the world) legends say that the flag fell from the sky in the war of Estland long time ago. Finland, Sweden, Norway, Åland, Faroe Islands, Iceland and other Nordic countries and islands used that model.
The flag of England is the St Georges Cross which is a red 'plus' cross on a white background. If you mean the Union Flag, it is a combination of the flags of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
This is the flag of Scotland. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------A flag with a white Nordic cross is Shetland. A flag with a white diagonal cross is the St. Andrew cross of Scotland.
the Scandinavian cross refers to the cross-pattern on all the flags in Scandinavia.
It can also be called Nordic Skiing...
The wheel cross, sun cross, Odin's cross or Woden's cross. Nordic Odin and Teutonic Wuotan or Woden was the supreme god of the Nordic religion before Christianity. Odin was the god of art, culture, warfare, and the dead; He is depicted as an old, one-eyed man with two ravens as his intelligence agents and messengers.
The Union Flag is a combination of the flags of Scotland, Ireland and England. ANSWER: It is a combination of the Cross of St. George (Engand), the St. Andrew cross (Scotland) and the St. David cross (Wales).
Cross country, or nordic skiing is judged by the time you take to complete a course. The fastest time wins.
The flag features a blue Nordic cross on a white background. Blue represents lakes and the sky, and white represents snow and the white nights of the Finnish summer. (wikipedia)
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Christian cross. Which is ironic.
Blue with a yellow cross.
It is a cross between Nordic (cross-country) and Alpine (downhill) skiing and involves doing free-heel turns that resemble a lunge maneuver.
Yes, Finland is a part of Scandinavia (nordic country). The requirements for nordic countries: - Flags (all of them has a cross) - History (these countries go back a long time) - High living standard - Languages (these languages have formed and effected eachother) - Geographical position (All of the countries reach over the Arctic Circular) - Climate (temperatures and natural events are almost the same) - Religion (Christianity is a common thing) - Ocean… Read More
Nordic cross country skiing is a sport. It begins with the letter N.
The Nordic cross on the Finnish flag is blue and the remainder of the flag is white.
The two colours are a yellow or gold Nordic Cross on a background of blue.
The White cross on a Blue background is called the Saltire or the Cross of Saint Andrew.
no nc is ski jumping and cross country skiing
Blue. Another name for the flag of Finland is siniristilippu which translated means "Blue Cross Flag." The flag has a white background and a blue Nordic cross, which represents Christianity.
In the Olympics, 2. 1) Gold in individual large hill/10 km cross country nordic combined at the 2010 Games in Vancouver. 2) Silver in team large hill/4x5 km cross country relay nordic combined at the 2010 Games in Vancouver.
Nordic and Greek meaning - Pure
There is alpine skiing, cross country,Nordic,freestyle, speed skiing, acrobatic and ski jumping
St Andrews Cross (Scottish flag), St George's Cross (English flag) and St Patrick's Cross ((Northern) Irish flag)
In the Olympics, individual nordic combined competition consists of ski jumping and cross country skiing. Ski jumping is 2 jumps from the normal hill. Cross country skiing is a 15 km race. Team competition consists of 4 athletes who jump once from the large hill and participate in a 4x5 km relay race.
Usually a skull and cross bones or sometimes their logo .
The Union Flag (or Union Jack) is made up of the flags of England, Scotland and Ireland. Thus the red horizontal & vertical cross is from the English flag, the white diagonal cross comes from the Scottish flag and the red diagonal cross comes from the Irish flag. The blue back ground comes from the Scottish flag. See the Related Link.
Scotland has two flags. One is the St Andrew's Cross with its alternative name of the Saltire and the other flag is the Lion Rampant.
It's a name, a Nordic/European version of John.
Oddvar Brå from Norway.
please, what does it look like? you might get more answers if we knew.
This is the battle flag of the Confederate armies. It a blue diagonal cross (St. Andrews cross) with 13 white stars set in the bars. The cross is set on a red field. It was first introduced to eliminate confusion between US flags and Confederate flags. It is also often incorrectly referred to as "The Stars and Bars", which was the name of the Confederate National Flag.
The Union Flag is composed of the flags of England (St Georges Cross), Scotland (St Andrews Cross) and Northern Ireland (St Patricks Cross).
the cross on the switzerlands flag stands for christians values and the red stands for blood red flags of war.