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The wavy-bladed dagger on this flag looks very much like a Malay kris,
although somewhat smaller in size. Obviously the connection between Czechia
and the Malay world is very remote if it exists at all, but it is interesting
to see the coincidence.
Ron Lahav, 9 Feb 2004
It is drawn like this to symbolize a flaming sword. There are one or
two other Czech local flags (like of Blatno
(Louny), and Citonice (Znojmo) with a flaming
sword. Wasn't there an angel guarding the gates to Paradise with a flaming
Jarig Bakker, 9 Feb 2004
St Michael, I think.
James Dignan, 10 Feb 2004
Indeed. See also Kyiv/Kiyiv/Kiev, the
capital of Ukraine.
Joe McMillan, 10 Feb 2004