Like most of the index pointing emojis, the backhand index pointing up emoji shows a single disembodied hand – the right hand, in this instance – with the index finger extended in a pointing gesture. It is almost identical to the index pointing up emoji except that it is viewed from the back of the hand rather than to the palm. It is usually yellow or – on rare occasions – a pale Caucasian skin color. Some emoji platforms also allow for skin tone modification. The emoji can be used interchangeably with the index pointing up emoji and means “look up!” or “look at this!”. It can also be used to draw attention to yourself in a conversation, such as when you have a question you need to ask!
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Backhand Index Pointing Up may look different on every device. In the above images you can view how Backhand Index Pointing Up emoji appears on different devices. Emoji of Backhand Index Pointing Up can be used on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and many other platforms and OS. Some devices may show a blank box or X instead of Backhand Index Pointing Up emoji as every device doesn't support each one of the emoji.
This emoji was first introduced in Unicode 6.0 in October, 2010 which was followed by addition to Emoji 1.0 in August, 2015. Backhand Index Pointing Up emoji appeared on iOS 5.0, Android 4.3, EmojiOne 1.0 for the first time.
|Spanish||Índice de revés apuntando hacia arriba|
|German||Rückhandzeiger nach oben|
|French||Index du revers pointant vers le haut|
|Russian||Индекс удара слева вверх|
|Italian||Indice di rovescio rivolto verso l'alto|
|Portuguese||Índice de revés apontando para cima|
|UTF-8:||F0 9F 91 86|
|UTF-8 (C):||F0 9F 91 86|
|UTF-16 (C):||0xD83D 0xDC46|
|UTF-8:||360 237 221 206|
|Other developer codes:|
|Java, C++, C:||"0xD83D\uDC46"|