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☪ (262A) ☪Meaning: star and crescent

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  • 9.1+

    iOS ☪Minimum display requirements

  • 6.0.1+

    Android ☪Minimum display requirements

  • 10+

    Windows ☪Minimum display requirements

📚Meaning and Description

☪ This emoji is on a purple background and consists of a crescent 🌙 and a five-pointed star ⭐️. There are similar patterns on the national flags of Islamic countries such as Pakistan 🇵🇰, Malaysia 🇲🇾, Mauritania 🇲🇷, and they are also widely used in the national emblem. Symbol of Islam, prayer, etc, can be used in with 👳‍♀️👳 to represent certain religious groups.


The meaning of emoji symbol ☪ is star and crescent, it is related to islam, Muslim, religion, it can be found in emoji category: "🛑 Symbols" - "☪️ religion".

The current ☪ is a basic Emoji without variant symbols, and there are two Emoji variation sequences corresponding to it: ☪️ (emoji style, displaying colorful symbols on most new platforms) and ☪︎ (text style, displaying black and white symbols on some old platforms).

🔸 ☪ (262A) There is no Emoji version of this Unicode character, which means that on most mobile phones or computer systems, the character can only be displayed in black and white character style, but in a few good compatibility platforms, it can still display color picture style. The Unicode organization does not yet recommend its use as a universal emoji symbol.

☪ (262A) - unqualified Emoji, See also: ☪️ (262A FE0F) - fully-qualified Emoji.

Wikipedia: ☪ Star and crescent
The star and crescent is an iconographic symbol used in various historical contexts, prominently as a symbol of the Ottoman Empire, with numerous modern countries still using it as a national symbol. It was developed at the Kingdom of Pontus during the Hellenistic period. It is also often considered as a symbol of Islam by extension. It is the conjoined representation of a crescent and a star, both elements have a long prior history in the iconography of the Ancient Near East as representing either the Sun and Moon or the Moon and Morning Star (or their divine personifications). Coins with crescent and star symbols represented separately have a longer history, with possible ties to older Mesopotamian iconography. The star, or Sun, is often shown within the arc of the crescent (also called star in crescent, or star within crescent, for disambiguation of depictions of a star and a crescent side by side); In numismatics in particular, the term crescent and pellet is used in cases where the star is simplified to a single dot.The combination is found comparatively rarely in late medieval and early modern heraldry. It rose to prominence with its adoption as the flag and national symbol of the Ottoman Empire and some of its administrative divisions (eyalets and vilayets) and later in the 19th-century Westernizing tanzimat (reforms). The Ottoman flag of 1844, with a white ay-yıldız (Turkish for "crescent-star") on a red background, continues to be in use as the flag of the Republic of Turkey, with minor modifications. Other states formerly part of the Ottoman Empire also used the symbol, including Libya (1951–1969 and after 2011), Tunisia (1831) and Algeria (1958). The same symbol was used in other national flags introduced during the 20th century, including the flags of Azerbaijan (1918), Pakistan (1947), Malaysia (1948), Singapore (1959), Mauritania (1959), Uzbekistan (1991), Turkmenistan (1991), Comoros (2001). In the later 20th century, the star and crescent have acquired a popular interpretation as a "symbol of Islam", occasionally embraced by Arab nationalism or Islamism in the 1970s to 1980s, but often rejected as erroneous or unfounded by Muslim commentators in more recent times.Unicode introduced a "star and crescent" character in its Miscellaneous Symbols block, at U+262A (☪). 🔗 Star and crescent
🌐: هلال ونجمة, Aypara və ulduz rəmzi, Polumjesec i zvijezda, Stjerne og halvmåne, Creciente y estrella, ماه و ستاره, Étoile et croissant, כוכב וסהר, Polumjesec i zvijezda, Bintang dan bulan sabit, Mezzaluna e stella, 초승달과 별, Bulan sabit dan bintang, Wassende maan en ster, Estrela e crescente, Steaua și semiluna, Звезда и полумесяц, Звезда и полумесец, Hilal ve yıldız, Зірка і півмісяць, 星月.

🌈Examples and Usage

🔸 Among the five major cultures in the world, Islam ☪ appeared the latest, but developed the fastest.


🔸 ☪ (262A) + emoji style (FE0F) = ☪️ (262A FE0F)
🔸 ☪ (262A) + text style (FE0E) = ☪︎ (262A FE0E)


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🙂 Sentiment Analysis

Positive: 50.27% Neutral: 15.86% Negative: 33.87% 33.87% 15.86% 50.27% Score: 0.164±0.0626
Sentiment Analysis Introduction

Emoji Sentiment Analysis refers to the classification of emotional expression of an emoji. This analysis is from the linguistic analysis and machine learning of public samples of no less than 50 million tweets, it is a relatively accurate result and has high academic reference significance. Welcome to discuss, referenceres, repost and share. Copyright©EmojiAll. For commercial use, please Contact us


  • Orange: Negative
  • Yellow: Neutral
  • Green: Positive
  • The gray cursor: it is the confidence level, a statistical concept.
    Simply put, the closer cursor is to the left, the emotion of this emoji is more negative. On the contrary, the closer cursor is to the right, the more positive emotion expressed by this emoji. And the narrower the cursor is, the judgment of the emotion is more accurate.
    See more professional explanation: wikipedia.

📏Position and Frequency

100 75 50 25 0 sentence head sentence end 29.26%2.89%6.86%6.43%2.04%7.72%9.32%4.93%6.97%23.58%
Position and Frequency Introduction

Position and Frequency refer to where an emoji often appears in tweets and how often it appears in these positions. For example, by analyzing the [location and frequency] of 😂, we can know that everyone likes to put the emoji 😂 at the end of sentences. This conclusion is from the linguistic analysis and machine learning of public samples of no less than 50 million tweets, it is a relatively accurate result and has high academic reference significance. Welcome to discuss, referenceres, repost and share. Copyright©EmojiAll. For commercial use, please Contact Us


  • X axis: the position of this particular emoji in the tweets text.
  • Y axis: the appearing frequency of this particular emoji.

📊Leaderboard / Trend Chart

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☪Popularity rating over time

☪ (262A) Popularity rating over time | emojiall.com 100 75 50 25 0 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Date Range: 2016-05-22 - 2021-05-09
Update Time: 2021-05-16 17:27:47 UTC

📰Basic Information

Emoji: ☪
Shortname: star and crescent
Codepoint: U+262A
Decimal: ALT+9770
Unicode Version: 1.1 (1993-06)
Emoji Version: None
Categories: 🛑 Symbols
Sub Categories: ☪️ religion
Keywords: islam | Muslim | religion | star and crescent

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