In some languages, as Swahili, Zulu, Chichewa or Shona; the word "flinti" means flaming.
From English "flint", with the -fors suffix attached.
Behind the scenes
- This spell acts as a reversal of sorts to the Match to needle spell mentioned in the books.
- It was going to appear in the PC version of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, but was cut from the final product for unknown reasons.
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game) (First appearance) (Cut from final drafts)