Emblem o the Maldives

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The Maldivian Naitional Emblem[1] consists o a coconut palm, a crescent, an twa criss-crossin naitional banners wi the tradeitional title o the kintra.

Interpretation[eedit | eedit soorce]

The depicted coconut palm resembles the livelihuid o the naition. The indwellers believe it tae be the maist beneficial tree tae them as thay utilize ivery pairt o the tree on various applications rangin frae medicine tae boat-biggin. The Crescent (a universal Islamic seembol) an its accompanyin starn embodies the Islamic faith o the state an its authority respectively.

The wirds o the scroll Ad-Dawlat Al-Mahaldheebiyya is written in the Arabic naskh style o script. Thay wur uised bi Sultan AI-Ghazee Mohamed Thakurufaanu Al-Azam ane o the maist illustrious heroes o the naition. The title Ad-Dawlat Al-Mahaldheebiyya (Arabic: الدولة المحلديبية‎) means the "State o the Mahal Dibiyat", that is the name Ibn Battuta an ither Mediaeval Arab travellers uised tae refer tae the Maldives.

Modren Uisage[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Coat o Airms is a seembolic representation o the Maldivian Government an is uised frequently in offeecial documents (on the heider richt unnerneath the Bismillah) an ither Governmental Representations.

Umwhile version[eedit | eedit soorce]

The crescent an starn in the middle o the Maldive Coat o Airms uised tae be fauch blae an white (siller) at the time o its first design in the 1940s in Muhammad Amin Doshimēna Kalēgefānu's regency. The colour o the crescent an starn wis chynged tae gowd in the 1990s.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 6 Juin 2011. Retrieved 28 December 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)