The folded hands emoji is one which conveys different meanings for different people and has been interpreted in multiple different ways. This can make it problematic, though it remains popular with many. In some versions it shows a person with their hands raised in front of their head, palms pressed together. This represents a Japanese gesture for please and thank you. Additionally, it is sometimes interpreted as a praying gesture. Other versions show the hands arranged in the same way but as disembodied. In this version, the emoji has the added interpretation of two hands high-5ing each other and can be used as encouragement or congratulations.
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Representations : High Five Welcome Please Praying Hands Thank You Fold can be represented by 🙏 emoji.
Folded Hands may look different on every device. In the above images you can view how Folded Hands emoji appears on different devices. Emoji of Folded Hands can be used on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and many other platforms and OS. Some devices may show a blank box or X instead of Folded Hands 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. Folded Hands emoji appeared on iOS 5.0, Android 4.3, EmojiOne 1.0 for the first time.
|UTF-8:||F0 9F 99 8F|
|UTF-8 (C):||F0 9F 99 8F|
|UTF-16 (C):||0xD83D 0xDE4F|
|UTF-8:||360 237 231 217|
|Other developer codes:|
|Java, C++, C:||"0xD83D\uDE4F"|