Words questions This is a list of recently added questions about words. Play words quiz and see all the questions. The study of the history, symbolism and usage of flags is called...Vexillology is the scientific study of the history, symbolism and usage of flags or, by extension, any interest in flags in general. A person who studies flags is a vexillologist, one who designs flags is a vexillographer, and the art of flag-designing is called vexillography.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 21% vexillologyvexillology85heraldryheraldry90phaleristicsphaleristics185deltiologydeltiology41flags riddles » Which country is called Cymru in its own language?Wales. Cymru means Wales in the Welsh language.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 35% CyprusCyprus478BelarusBelarus135WalesWales495ChileChile281languages riddles » The origin of the word "bikini" comes from ...The Bikini Atoll at the Pacific Ocean. The name for the bikini design was coined in 1946 by Parisian engineer Louis Réard, the designer of the bikini. He named the swimsuit after Bikini Atoll, where testing on the nuclear bomb was taking place.Created by: Ninjaihard 50% the name of the original designer Louis Bikinithe name of the original designer Louis Bikini176the Hawaiian word baikhiniithe Hawaiian word baikhinii131the city it was for the first time presented inthe city it was for the first time presented in52the Bikini Atoll at the Pacific Oceanthe Bikini Atoll at the Pacific Ocean367beaches riddles » What is the origin of the name "marathon"?It derives from the name of the city. According to Herodotus, after the victory over the Persians in the battle of Marathon, the Athenians sent to the city a messanger named Pheidippides with a warning that an indestructible Persian fleet is coming. It is believed that the go-between ran into the agora, shouted "Victory!", and died immediately.Created by: karolinqaeasy 78% It derives from a trophyIt derives from a trophy46It is the name of the first winnerIt is the name of the first winner216It derives from the name of the cityIt derives from the name of the city2007This name derives from the name of the originator of the runThis name derives from the name of the originator of the run285sport riddles » What do the Hebrew, Greek and Arabic words for "angel" literally mean?"messenger". The Hebrew word for angel (malʾákh) means "messenger", like its counterparts in Arabic (malak) and Greek (angelos). Contrary to Christians and Jews, Muslims believe that angels cannot be seen with the naked eye, and that prophets such as Muhammad received revelation from them only in a spiritual sense.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 72% "feathered one""feathered one"682"messenger""messenger"14537"God's servant""God's servant"4588"first-born""first-born"372Islam riddles » Where does the word "aloha" come from?A word in Hawaiian language. Aloha in the Hawaiian language means affection, peace, compassion and mercy. Created by: globalquiz.orgvery easy 87% name of a beachname of a beach923name of an islandname of an island1046name of a girlname of a girl491a word in Hawaiian languagea word in Hawaiian language16518Hawaii riddles » What does the word "kendo" literally mean?"way of the sword". The word consists of two kanji, "ken" meaning "sword" (the same is used in "shuriken", meaning "sword hidden in hand") and, easily recognizable, "do" meaning "way" (known from "judo", "aikido" or "bushido").Created by: Pritam Meiteiaverage 62% "way of the sword""way of the sword"7214"battle spirit""battle spirit"1346"be fast""be fast"960"thunderstrike""thunderstrike"1999martial arts riddles » What does the word "kamikaze" literally mean?"divine wind". The Kamikaze were two typhoons that defeated Mongol invasions of Japan in 1274 and 1281. The latter fleet of possibly more than 1000 ships is said to have been the largest attempted naval invasion in history until the D-Day.Created by: karate kidaverage 62% "the chosen one""the chosen one"1786"death""death"1372"son of the Emperor""son of the Emperor"342"divine wind""divine wind"5787Japan riddles » What does the word "karate" literally mean?"empty hand". Karate developed from the indigenous martial arts of Ryukyu Islands (called 'te' in Okinawan) under the influence of Chinese martial arts, particularly Fujian White Crane.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 49% "way of the thunder""way of the thunder"1334"gentle way""gentle way"1370"empty hand""empty hand"5419"way of the master""way of the master"2842languages riddles » What does the word "judo" literally mean?"gentle way". The word consists of two kanji, "ju" meaning "gentle" (the same is used in "ju-jitsu", meaning "gentle skill") and "do" meaning "way" (also used in "aikido", often translated as "the Way of harmonious spirit").Created by: Riho Ishiivery hard 33% "body spirit""body spirit"1586"gentle way""gentle way"2333"armless fight""armless fight"1983"empty hand""empty hand"1164languages riddles » Play words quiz and see all the questions.