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” meaning: male sign, man symbol Emoji

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Meaning and Description

Get to know the Male Sign emoji "", the classic symbol for masculinity and Mars, the god of war. With an arrow pointing northeast and a circle representing a shield, this icon has denoted male🚹 energy since ancient Roman times.

The emoji is used to represent males or men. It's a symbol of masculinity, strength, and courage, reflecting the characteristics associated with men. It's sometimes also used to express empowerment, strength, and a spirit of independence, reflecting the powerful nature of men.

Widely used to indicate a male reference or perspective, the Male Sign emoji appears in social media posts and text messages referencing men or boys. You'll see it used in uplifting quotes about masculinity, conversations celebrating influential men, and lighthearted memes when talking about guys.

The symbol for males, , originates from the astrological representation of Mars, the Roman deity of warfare. It's an emblem of a spear and a shield🛡, signifying valor, strength, and aggression. This symbol also represents the planet Mars and the alchemical icon for iron. Its counterpart is the female symbol , which originates from the astrological sign for Venus, the Roman deity of love and beauty.

💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol is male sign, it is related to man, it can be found in emoji category: "🛑 Symbols" - "♀️ gender".

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).

🔸 (2642) 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.

(2642) - unqualified Emoji, See also: ♂️ (2642 FE0F) - fully-qualified Emoji.

Wikipedia: Planet symbols
A planet symbol (or planetary symbol) is a graphical symbol used in astrology and astronomy to represent a classical planet (including the Sun and the Moon) or one of the eight modern planets. The symbols are also used in alchemy to represent the metals that are associated with the planets. The use of these symbols is based in ancient Greco-Roman astronomy, although their current shapes are a development of the 16th century. The classical planets with their symbols and associated metals are: The International Astronomical Union (IAU) discourages the use of these symbols in modern journal articles, and their style manual proposes one- and two-letter abbreviations for the names of the planets for cases where planetary symbols might be used, such as in the headings of tables. The modern planets with their traditional symbols and IAU abbreviations are: The symbols of Venus and Mars are also used to represent female and male in biology following a convention introduced by Linnaeus in the 1750s. 🔗 Planet symbols
🌐: رموز الكواكب, গ্রহের প্রতীক, Simbol planet.

Examples and Usage

🔸 In genetics, sex chromosome XY is male.
🔸 In the early years of online chat, netizens may ask: "Are you or ?"

🔸 (2642) + emoji style (FE0F) = ♂️ (2642 FE0F)
🔸 (2642) + text style (FE0E) = ♂︎ (2642 FE0E)

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Popularity rating over time

Date Range: 2018-09-30 - 2023-09-17
Update Time: 2023-09-24 17:31:21 UTC
and in the last five years, the popularity of this emoji has leveled off, but recently begun to decline.In 2020-02, its popularity showed the biggest increase.In 2019 and 2022, the trend of its popularity converge.

Basic Information

Shortname: male sign
Known as: Man Symbol | Mars Symbol
Codepoint: U+2642 Copy
Decimal: ALT+9794
Unicode Version: 1.1 (1993-06)
Emoji Version: None
Categories: 🛑 Symbols
Sub Categories: ♀️ gender
Keywords: male sign | man

👨‍💻Unicode Information (Advanced Usage)

Combos and Memes

More Languages

Language Short Name & Link
Kazakh ер таңбасы
Vietnamese ký hiệu nam
Slovenian znak za moški spol
Filipino simbolo ng lalaki
Korean 남성 기호
Thai สัญลักษณ์เพศชาย
Chinese, Traditional
Danish mandesymbol
Japanese 男性のマーク
Chinese, Simplified 男性符号