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Meaning and Description

The "" emoji, better known as the "Yin-Yang" or "Taichi" symbol, is a captivating icon that originated from China! The emoji is comprising two teardrop-shaped halves - one black with a white dot, and the other white with a black dot - swirled into a perfect circle.

Originating thousands of years ago, the symbol represents the philosophy of yin and yang, a cornerstone of Chinese thought. This philosophy is about two opposing yet complementary forces coexisting to maintain harmony in the natural world. Yin, the darker element, symbolizes tranquility, darkness, and femininity, while Yang, the lighter element, represents activity, brightness, and masculinity. This emblem is far more than a simple black-and-white graphic, it's a microcosm, designed for understanding life's mysteries.

The intended use of the "" emoji is to convey balance, harmony, or the concept of dual forces. It can represent a sense of equilibrium and self-acceptance, as well as acceptance of others. This emoji could denote inner peace or be a token of encouragement for someone else seeking tranquility. Furthermore, it can act as a digital expression of your fascination for Chinese culture, philosophy, or religious practices. It can be an endorsement of the yin and yang concept, or related philosophies like the five elements, feng shui, or Taoism.

However, its use isn't limited to philosophical discussions. Today, the Yin Yang emoji is a popular symbol across social media platforms and everyday conversations to indicate the balance between work and play, happiness and sadness, or simply the ups and downs of life. In addition, the Yin Yang emoji has been adopted as an emblem of Zen, mindfulness, and holistic wellness. It's often found in posts related to meditation, yoga🧘, and personal growth. And by the way, in China, this emoji can also be used to sarcastically imply a double meaning or insincere sentiment🙄.
💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol is yin yang, it is related to religion, tao, taoist, yang, yin, it can be found in emoji category: "🛑 Symbols" - "☪️ Religion".

🔸 (262F) 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.

(262F) - unqualified Emoji, See also: ☯️ (262F FE0F) - fully-qualified Emoji.

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).

Examples and Usage

🔸 Recently, my grandma 👵 fell in love with Tai Chi completely and went to practice in the square every day.
🔸 is a very mysterious theory in China.
🔸 Just find that opposition, right; the sun and the moon, the masculine and the feminine, that opposition.
🔸 (262F) + emoji style (FE0F) = ☯️ (262F FE0F)
🔸 (262F) + text style (FE0E) = ☯︎ (262F FE0E)

Basic Information

Shortname: yin yang
Codepoint: U+262F Copy
Decimal: ALT+9775
Unicode Version: 1.1 (1993-06)
Emoji Version: None
Categories: 🛑 Symbols
Sub Categories: ☪️ Religion
Keywords: religion | tao | taoist | yang | yin
Proposal: L2/11‑052

👨‍💻Unicode Information (Advanced Usage)

Trend Chart

Popularity rating over time

☯ Trend Chart (U+262F) - emojiall.com 100 75 50 25 0 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 www.emojiall.comemojiall.com
Date Range: 2019-03-31 - 2024-03-31
Update Time: 2024-03-31 17:28:35 UTC
and in the last five years, the popularity of this emoji has risen to a new level.In 2022-01, its popularity showed the biggest increase.In 2017 and 2018, the trend of its popularity converge.

More Languages

Language Short Name & Link
Arabic نصفان متكاملان
Bulgarian Ин и ян
Chinese, Simplified 阴阳
Chinese, Traditional 陰陽
Croatian jin i jang
Czech jin a jang
Danish yin og yang
Dutch yin en yang
Filipino yin yang
Finnish jin ja jang
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