emoji 👆︎ backhand index pointing up svg png

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

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👆︎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 current 👆︎ is a variant Emoji (text style, displaying black and white symbols on some old platforms), and it has two corresponding Emojis: 👆 (basic Emoji without variant symbols) and 👆️ (emoji style, displaying colored symbols on most new platforms). 👆︎ (text style) = (base style) + text style


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" - "👈 hand-single-finger".

👆︎Examples and Usage

🔸 No way, but up👆︎;
🔸 All aboard the Hot Mess Express.
🔸 👆︎👆︎👆︎
🔸 The name of my train if I had one!


🔸 👆︎ (1F446 FE0E) = 👆 (1F446) + text style (FE0E)

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👆︎Basic Information

Emoji: 👆︎ (text style)
Shortname: backhand index pointing up
Apple Name: Backhand Index Finger Pointing Up
Known as: Middle Finger | Pointing Up
Codepoint: U+1F446 FE0E Copy
Shortcode: :point_up_2: Copy
Decimal: ALT+128070 ALT+65038
Unicode Version: None
Emoji Version: None
Categories: 👌 People & Body
Sub Categories: 👈 hand-single-finger
Keywords: backhand | backhand index pointing up | finger | hand | point | up

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