emoji 👆 backhand index pointing up svg

“👆” meaning: backhand index pointing up, middle finger Emoji

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    iOS 👆Minimum display requirements

  • 4.3+

    Android 👆Minimum display requirements

  • 8.0+

    Windows 👆Minimum display requirements

👆Meaning and Description

The "Pointing Up👆" emoji, also known as the "Index Finger Pointing Up" gesture, is a symbol that captures the essence of pointing, selection, or direction.

This emoji features a right hand with the back of the hand facing forward, with the index finger extended upward, while the other fingers and thumb are folded inside. The design of the 👆 emoji's appearance may differ slightly depending on the platform you use, and you can choose from different skin tone options for this emoji to make it more personalized.

The gesture's origins can be traced back to the simple act of pointing, a universal human behavior used to indicate or emphasize something. 👆 is a common way of indicating something or someone is above the speaker or the viewer. It can also be used to express preference, selection, or suggestion of an option among others. It can also be used to draw attention to a message💬, a link🔗, or an image🖼 that is attached below. Of course, it can also be regarded as a gesture indicating the one or the No.1🥇.

On social media, the 👆 emoji can convey different meanings, such as pointing to something or someone above your post, directing your audience to check out something above your message, or expressing surprise or shock at something or someone above your reaction.

When you want to emphasize a point, make a selection, or provide direction, don't hesitate to use the versatile 👆 emoji!
💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol 👆 is backhand index pointing up, it is related to backhand, finger, hand, point, up, it can be found in emoji category: "👌 People & Body" - "👈 Pointing Hand".

👆 is an Emoji modifier base, it can be used as a single Emoji, and can also be combined with the skin tone Emoji modifier to form a new Emoji. There are 5 types of Emoji modifiers, namely: 🏻, 🏼, 🏽, 🏾, 🏿. 👆 is combined with these skin tone Emoji modifiers to form new Emoji modifier sequences. The following are examples of the combination:

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

🔸 You can click the mouse arrow 👆 on the red box in the upper right corner to close it.
🔸 Sure.It is on the next floor up. 👆
🔸 👆 (1F446) + emoji style (FE0F) = 👆️ (1F446 FE0F)
🔸 👆 (1F446) + text style (FE0E) = 👆︎ (1F446 FE0E)

👆Basic Information

Emoji: 👆
Shortname: backhand index pointing up
Apple Name: backhand index finger pointing up
Known as: Middle Finger | Pointing Up
Codepoint: U+1F446 Copy
Shortcode: :point_up_2: Copy
Decimal: ALT+128070
Unicode Version: 6.0 (2010-10-11)
Emoji Version: 1.0 (2015-06-09)
Categories: 👌 People & Body
Sub Categories: 👈 Pointing Hand
Keywords: backhand | backhand index pointing up | finger | hand | point | up
Proposal: L2/07‑257, L2/09‑026

👨‍💻Unicode Information (Advanced Usage)

👆Trend Chart

👆Popularity rating over time

👆 Trend Chart (U+1F446) - emojiall.com 100 75 50 25 0 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 👆 www.emojiall.comemojiall.com
Date Range: 2019-05-12 - 2024-05-12
Update Time: 2024-05-18 17:48:51 UTC
👆and in the last five years, the popularity of this emoji has continued to rise.In 2017 and 2019, the trend of its popularity converge.In 2017, the trend of its popularity rate began to rise.
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