Complete Definition of "arrow"

Image:11 7 3.svg|thumb|right|An arrow symbol.
Image:Archery target.jpg|thumb|right|Two arrows (projectiles) in a target.
English

Etymology
Middle English arwe, from Old English earh, Ärwe, from common Germanic *arhwÅ, from Proto-Indo-European *arku-, "bow and/or arrow". Near cognates include Gothic ð°ððð°ð¶ð½ð° (arÆazna) and Old Norse Ç«r; further cognates include Latin arcus, bow

Pronunciation
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| IPA || /Ëær.oÊ/
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| SAMPA || /"{r.oU/
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Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ærÉÊ|-ærÉÊ

Noun
arrow (plural arrows)

  1. A projectile consisting of a shaft, a point and a tail with stabilizing fins that is shot from a bow.
  2. A sign or symbol used to indicate a direction (eg. <math>\to</math>).
  3. graphtheory A directed edge.

Synonyms
(in graph theory): arc, directed edge

Derived terms
arrow-finger
arrowhead
arrowroot
arrowy

Translations
trans-top|projectile
Arabic: سÙÙ
Bosnian: t-|bs|strijela|f
Cherokee: cunne
Chinese traditional/simplified: 箭,箭 (jiàn)
Choctaw: oo-ske-noc-kay
Croatian: t-|hr|strijela|f
Czech: t-|cs|šíp|m
Danish: t-|da|pil|c
Dutch: pijl m
Egyptian: Ssr
Esperanto: t-|eo|sago|xs=Esperanto
Estonian: t-|et|nool
Ewe: aÅutrÉ n
Finnish: t+|fi|nuoli
French: t+|fr|flèche|f
German: t+|de|Pfeil|m
Greek: Î²Î­Î»Î¿Ï [ËveÌloÌs] n, ÏαÎÏα [saËita] f
Hebrew: ××¥ (khetz) m
Hindi: तà¥à¤° (tÄ«r) m
trans-mid
Hungarian: t+|hu|nyíl
Isthmus Zapotec: baxa, baza
Italian: t+|it|freccia|f
Japanese: ç¢ (ã, ya)
Kurdish:
:Kurmanji: tîr m
:Sorani: t|ku|تÛر|trteer|scKUchar
Latin: t+|la|sagitta|f
Mohawk: kayonkwere
Old English: stræl|strǣl g|Old English
Polish: strzaÅa f
Portuguese: t+|pt|flecha|f, t+|pt|seta|f
Russian: t+|ru|ÑÑÑела|f|trstrelá|scCyrl
Scottish Gaelic: saighead f, gath f
Serbian

Shawnee: la nàhl we
Spanish: t+|es|flecha|f
Swedish: t+|sv|pil|c
Telugu: t|te|బాణమà±|sc=Telu (baaNaM)
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trans-top|symbol
Chinese traditional/simplified: 箭頭,箭头 (jiàn tóu)
Czech: t-|cs|Å¡ipka|f
Danish: t-|da|pil|c
Dutch: pijl m
French: t+|fr|flèche|f
German: t+|de|Pfeil|m
Greek: Î²Î­Î»Î¿Ï [ËveÌloÌs] n, βελάκι [veÌËlaci] n, δείκÏÎ·Ï [Ëðiktis] m
Hebrew: ××¥ (khetz) m
Japanese: ç¢å° (ãããã, yajirushi)
trans-mid
Kurdish: tîr m
Polish: strzaÅka f
Portuguese: t+|pt|seta|f
Russian: t+|ru|ÑÑÑелка|f|trstrélka|scCyrl
Spanish: t+|es|flecha|f
Swedish: t+|sv|pil|c
Telugu: బాణఠà°à±à°°à±à°¤à± (baaNaM gurtu)
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in graph theory

Translations to be checked

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ttbc|Breton: saezh f -ioù pl (1, 2)
ttbc|Frisian: pylk (1, 2)
ttbc|Guarani: hu'y (1)
ttbc|Interlingua: flecha, sagitta (1, 2)
ttbc|Lithuanian: strÄlÄ f (1, 2), rodyklÄ f (2)
ttbc|Romanian: sÄgeatÄ f
ttbc|Slovak: šíp#Slovak|šíp m (1), šípka#Slovak|šípka f (2)
ttbc|Tupinambá: u'uba (1)

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vi:arrow
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