emoji 👈🏻 backhand index pointing left: light skin tone svg

“👈🏻” meaning: backhand index pointing left: light skin tone Emoji

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👈🏻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

👈🏻 (backhand index pointing left: light skin tone) = 👈 (backhand index pointing left) + 🏻 (light skin tone)


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

👈🏻 is an Emoji modifier sequence, which is composed of two emojis, namely: 👈 (Emoji modifier base) and 🏻 (Emoji modifier). There are 5 types of skin tone Emoji modifiers, namely: 🏻, 🏼, 🏽, 🏾, 🏿. 👈 can be combined with these skin tone Emoji modifiers to form a new Emoji sequence, the following are examples of the combination:

👈🏻Examples and Usage

🔸 #Sherlock 👈🏻click this topic and check out the photos.
🔸 Turn left and walk on. You'll see it on your left👈🏻.
🔸 👈🏻 = 👈 + 🏻

👈🏻Basic Information

Emoji: 👈🏻
Shortname: backhand index pointing left: light skin tone
Codepoint: U+1F448 1F3FB Copy
Decimal: ALT+128072 ALT+127995
Unicode Version: None
Emoji Version: 2.0 (2015-11-12)
Categories: 👌 People & Body
Sub Categories: 👈 Pointing Hand
Keywords: backhand | backhand index pointing left | finger | hand | index | light skin tone | point
Proposal: L2/07‑257, L2/09‑026, L2/14‑173

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