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Yellow and blue divided three times by chevrons pointing up.
Bussnang carries the coat of arms of the Barons of Bussnang.
In 1996 Bussnang merged with Friltschen, Lanterswil, Mettlen, Oberbussnang, Oppikon, Reuti and Rothenhausen. The emblems of six of those villages are depicted below. The new commune of Bussnang kept the emblem of old Bussnang.
In red a half left-turned yellow bear with white teeth and white collar.
The bear refers to the monastery of St. Gallen, the red and yellow colours to the high courts of the bailiwick.
Red and yellow divided three times by chevrons pointing up.
The emblem is a more recent creation with the shield of the Lords of Bussnang in the colours of the dominion of Thurgau.
Split by white and black, covered with a striding red-white split deer.
The deer is the heraldic animal of the Lords of Mettlen. The white and red colours are reminiscent of the episcopal court of Constance, white and black are the colours of the city of St. Gallen, the owner of the lordship of Bürglen.
In red a white ram's head.
The emblem comes from the extinct family of the Lords of Eppenstein.
Split by yellow, with a blue trunk with four cut branches, and red, with a white jug with handle.
The yellow-blue half is canting for Reuti (reuten = clearing trees) in the colours Bürglen. The red and white half shows the jug of St. Verena, the patron saint of Wertbühl, in the colours of the cathedral chapter of Constance.
In blue an rampant yellow bear.
The bear is the heraldic animal of St. Gallen, the colours are those of the Lords of Griesenberg, a branch of the Barons of Bussnang.