noun (plural arrows)
- A projectile consisting of a shaft, a point and a tail with stabilizing fins that is shot from a bow.
- A sign or symbol used to indicate a direction (eg. <math>\to</math>).
- (graphtheory) A directed edge.
Etymology: Middle English arwe, from Old English earh, Ärwe, from common Germanic
- Dutch: pijl
- French: flèche(fr)f
- German: Pfeil(de)m
- Italian: freccia(it)f
- Spanish: flecha(es)f
- arhwÅ, from Proto-Indo-European
- arku-, "bow and/or arrow". Near cognates include Gothic (arazna) and Old Norse r; further cognates include Latin arcus, bow
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