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EtymologyEdit

From Old High German pfīl, from Latin pīlum (javelin, throwing spear).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pfaɪ̯l/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /faɪ̯l/ (northern Germany, central Germany)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯l

NounEdit

Pfeil m (genitive Pfeiles, plural Pfeile)

  1. arrow (missile)
  2. arrow (sign)
  3. (computing) mouse cursor (informally even when not in the form of an arrow)

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