emoji ⚠ warning svg

” meaning: warning, alert symbol Emoji

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    Android Minimum display requirements

  • 8.0+

    Windows Minimum display requirements

Meaning and Description

The "" emoji is universally recognized as the Warning Sign emoji. Visually, the emoji is a small triangle, predominantly yellow, featuring an exclamation mark in the center. The exclamation mark is typically black, indicating the urgency or importance of the warning.

The emoji is a universal symbol for a warning, usually employed to highlight potential hazards, risks, or crucial information that demands prompt attention. Commonly, this emoji can denote potential threats or hazardous circumstances. It can also metaphorically signal risky situations or decisions.

Additionally, it can be used to underline significant information within a text, nudging the reader to focus on particular points or details. In a wider context, this emoji can embody a sense of urgency or an immediate need for attention👀. This could pertain to a broad array of situations, from time-sensitive deadlines to pressing messages.

In conclusion, the Warning Sign emoji , while not the most frequently used, is a symbol rich in meaning and versatile in use. So, the next time you need to alert someone to a potential risk or emphasize the importance of something, consider using this little symbol to express your message!

💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol is warning, it is related to , it can be found in emoji category: "🛑 Symbols" - "⚠️ Warning".

🔸 (26A0) 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.

(26A0) - unqualified Emoji, See also: ⚠️ (26A0 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).
Wikipedia: Warning sign
A warning sign is a type of sign which indicates a potential hazard, obstacle, or condition requiring special attention. Some are traffic signs that indicate hazards on roads that may not be readily apparent to a driver.While warning traffic sign designs vary, they usually take the shape of an equilateral triangle with a white background and thick red border. In the People's Republic of China (except for Macau and Hong Kong), they appear with a black border and a yellow background. In Sweden, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece, Finland, Iceland, North Macedonia and Poland, they have a red border with an amber background. The polar bear warning sign in Svalbard recently changed from displaying a black bear on white background to a white bear on black background (both signs are triangular with a red border). Some countries (like France, Norway and Spain) that normally use a white background have adopted an orange or amber background for road work or construction signs. Warning signs in some countries have a diamond shape in place of the standard triangular shape. In the United States, Canada, Mexico, Thailand, Australia, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, most of South America, and also Ireland (diverging from the standards of the rest of Europe) use warning signs are black on a yellow background and usually diamond-shaped, while temporary signs (which are typically construction signs) are black on an orange background. Some other countries also use these standards for some signage. The warning signs usually contain a symbol. In Europe they are based on the UNECE Vienna Convention on Road Signs and Signals. In the United States they are based on the MUTCD standard and often contain text only. 🔗 Warning sign
🌐: إشارة تحذير, Warnschild, Señales de advertencia de peligro, نشان‌های هشداردهنده راهنمایی و رانندگی, Signalisation routière de danger, Rambu peringatan, Segnale di pericolo, Ескерту белгілері, 주의표지, Įspėjamasis ženklas, Znaki ostrzegawcze, Indicator de avertizare, Предупреждающие знаки, Varningsmärken, Tehlike uyarı işareti, Попереджувальні знаки, 警告標誌.

Examples and Usage

🔸 Many video players have the function of barrage. Before the climax plot comes, many bullet screen will display: "Warning, warning ❗️" This means that there will be a lot of Stimulating content, recommended to be psychologically prepared.
🔸 Her younger sister always uses her cosmetics. So she left a message to her younger sister: “If you dare to touch the cosmetics on my table, you’re done. ", it means that it would be miserable if she found out~
🔸 He utterly disregarded my warnings and met with an accident.

🔸 (26A0) + emoji style (FE0F) = ⚠️ (26A0 FE0F)
🔸 (26A0) + text style (FE0E) = ⚠︎ (26A0 FE0E)

Basic Information

Shortname: warning
Known as: Alert Symbol
Codepoint: U+26A0 Copy
Shortcode: :warning: Copy
Decimal: ALT+9888
Unicode Version: 4.0 (2003-04)
Emoji Version: None
Categories: 🛑 Symbols
Sub Categories: ⚠️ Warning
Keywords: warning
Proposal: L2/07‑257, L2/09‑026

👨‍💻Unicode Information (Advanced Usage)

Emoji Leaderboard / Trend Chart


Popularity rating over time

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Date Range: 2019-02-24 - 2024-02-18
Update Time: 2024-02-24 17:44:43 UTC
and in the past five years, the overall popularity of this emoji has risen and then leveled off. In 2018 and 2019, the trend of its popularity converge.

More Languages

Language Short Name & Link
Kazakh ескерту
French symbole d’avertissement
Chinese, Simplified 警告
Korean 주의
Arabic إشارة تحذير
Chinese, Traditional 警告
Indonesian peringatan
Hindi चेतावनी
Portuguese, International aviso
Japanese 警告