Raised Hand emoji | ✋ meaning 

✋ Raised Hand emoji

✋ meaning - Raised Hand

The raised hand emoji depicts a single, entirely disembodied hand raised, palm facing forward and with all four fingers held straight. Some emoji platforms allow for skin tone modification, otherwise the emoji appears yellow or with a pale Caucasian complexion. The emoji has multiple meanings, all of which are fairly straightforward and universally understood. It is frequently used as a halt or stop signal, and can be employed in messages and social media posts to stop people in their (figurative) tracks or to call their attention to an issue. In certain contexts it can also be used as a symbol for giving a high-5 and for telling people they did a good job.

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Representations : Hand Hand High Five Stop can be represented by ✋ emoji.

Examples of ✋ emoji :

To everyone who can vote, use your voice. I myself must not go, but who can, should do. The AfD can not win ✋
The moment you close your hand and then catch a fly .✋✊😂
Hey Stop ✋, you do not know his mother 👩. Why do you say evil 😈 words to her ?❓
I hate people who do not respond directly, pissing you ✋

How Raised Hand emoji appear on Apple, Google and other platforms?

Raised Hand may look different on every device. In the above images you can view how Raised Hand emoji appears on different devices. Emoji of Raised Hand can be used on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and many other platforms and OS. Some devices may show a blank box or X instead of Raised Hand emoji as every device doesn't support each one of the emoji.

History of Raised Hand 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. Raised Hand emoji appeared on iOS 5.0, Android 4.3, EmojiOne 1.0 for the first time.

Raised Hand in other languages

LanguageShort Name
SpanishMano levantada
GermanErhobene Hand
FrenchMain levée
RussianПоднятая рука
ItalianMano alzata
PortugueseMão levantada

What is the code of Raised Hand emoji?

Unicode : U+270B
Hex Code
Code Point(s):    270b
HTML Entity:   ✋
UTF-8: E2 9C 8B
UTF-8 (C): E2 9C 8B
UTF-16: 0x270b
UTF-16 (C): 0x270B
UTF-32: 270B
UTF-32 (C): 0x0000270B
Decimal Code
Code Point(s): 9995
HTML Entity: ✋
UTF-16: 9995
UTF-32: 9995
Octal Code
UTF-8: 342 234 213
Other developer codes:
PHP: "\xe2\x9c\x8b"
Python: u"\U000270B"
Java, C++, C: "0x270B"

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