emoji 👈 backhand index pointing left svg

“👈” meaning: backhand index pointing left, pointing left Emoji

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    Windows 👈Minimum display requirements

👈Meaning and Description

The 👈 emoji, also called the "Pointing Left" or "Backhand Index Pointing Left" emoji, depicts a left hand with the back of the hand forward. Only the index finger ☝️ and the thumb 👍 cling together and point straight to the left ⬅️, the other fingers are rolled up. This emoji is designed to be more inclusive and diverse by offering a range of skin tone options. This allows users to personalize the emoji and better represent themselves.

The gesture is a common way of indicating something or someone on the left side of 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 on the left.

The emoji 👈 is no stranger to the vibrant world of social media, where it thrives on platforms like Twitter, you may be familiar with this emoji in the emoji combo "🥺👉👈" . Users often employ it to highlight specific content (e.g., “Look at this cute dog🐕👈”), as well as to accentuate humor or playfulness (e.g., “No way 👈 Yes way 👉”). Don't be surprised to find it pointing toward usernames, hashtags, or even memes!

The next time you're chatting with friends or scrolling through your social media feed, keep an eye out for the "👈" emoji and just join the fun!
💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol 👈 is backhand index pointing left, it is related to backhand, finger, hand, index, point, 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

🔸 #Sherlock 👈click this topic and check out the photos.
🔸 Turn left and walk on. You'll see it on your left👈.
🔸 👈 (1F448) + emoji style (FE0F) = 👈️ (1F448 FE0F)
🔸 👈 (1F448) + text style (FE0E) = 👈︎ (1F448 FE0E)

👈Basic Information

Emoji: 👈
Shortname: backhand index pointing left
Apple Name: backhand index finger pointing left
Known as: Pointing Left
Codepoint: U+1F448 Copy
Shortcode: :point_left: Copy
Decimal: ALT+128072
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 left | finger | hand | index | point
Proposal: L2/07‑257, L2/09‑026

👨‍💻Unicode Information (Advanced Usage)

👈Trend Chart

👈Popularity rating over time

👈 Trend Chart (U+1F448) - emojiall.com 100 75 50 25 0 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 👈 www.emojiall.comemojiall.com
Date Range: 2019-04-07 - 2024-04-07
Update Time: 2024-04-10 17:51:32 UTC
👈and in the last five years, the popularity of this emoji has undergone several large changes.In 2020-03, its popularity showed the biggest increase.In 2018 and 2019, the trend of its popularity converge.

👈Combos and Memes

  • 👺👈
    Still mad?
  • 👉🙄👈
    I'm not listening
  • 👉😡👈
    I won't listen!
  • 🥺👉👈
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