לְהָנִיף דֶּגֶל

The Hebrew word for flag is דגל , as in the biblical:

דֶּגֶל מַחֲנֵה רְאוּבֵן תֵּימָנָה (במדבר ב’, י’)

The flag of the camp of Reuben towards the south (Numbers 2:10)

To raise a flag or to fly a flag is להניף דגל , as in:

בשנת 1967 הניפו את דגל ישראל מעל הר הבית.

In the year 1967 the Israeli flag was flown (they flew the Israeli flag) over the Temple Mount.

להניף is a הפעיל verb of the root נ.ו.פ meaning move to and fro.

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