U+2650, ♐

Miscellaneous Symbols

Translingual edit

Alternative forms edit

The arrow may be horizontal or vertical, but is most commonly set at an angle. The bow (cross-stroke) may be minimal or pronounced.

Etymology edit

A bow and arrow (of a centaur).

Symbol edit


  1. (astrology) The symbol for the sign Sagittarius.
  2. (astronomy, rare) The symbol for the constellation Sagittarius.
  3. (rare) November[1]
  4. (alchemy, archaic) ceration
(2): The 1833 US Nautical Almanac using the symbol ♐︎ for stars in the constellation of Sagittarius, here 1 and 2 ν ♐︎ (Nu Sagittarii).
Presentations of ♐︎
♐︎ ♐️
Note: Character's appearance
may be different on each system.
Text style is forced with ︎
and emoji style with ️

See also edit

Zodiac signs (translingual) (layout · text)
ariēs taurus geminī cancer
leō virgō lībra scorpiō
sagittārius capricornus aquārius piscēs

References edit

  1. ^ Rudolf Koch (1955 [1930]) The Book of Signs. Dover, p. 56