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“👈🏿” meaning: backhand index pointing left: dark 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: dark skin tone) = 👈 (backhand index pointing left) + 🏿 (dark skin tone)


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

👈🏿 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👈🏿.


🔸 👈🏿 = 👈 + 🏿

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👈🏿Basic Information

Emoji: 👈🏿
Shortname: backhand index pointing left: dark skin tone
Codepoint: U+1F448 1F3FF Copy
Decimal: ALT+128072 ALT+127999
Unicode Version: None
Emoji Version: 2.0 (2015-11-12)
Categories: 👌 People & Body
Sub Categories: 👈 hand-single-finger
Keywords: backhand | backhand index pointing left | dark skin tone | finger | hand | index | point

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👈🏿More Languages

Language Short Name & Link
Georgian👈🏿 ხელის ზურგიდან მარხცნივ გაშვერილი საჩვენებელი თითი: კანის მუქი ტონალობა
Albanian👈🏿 gishti tregues që tregon majtas: nuancë lëkure e errët
Arabic👈🏿 إصبع لليسار: بشرة بلون غامق
Azerbaijani👈🏿 solu göstərən sol əlin işarə barmağı: tünd dəri tonu
Bengali👈🏿 বামে ইশারা করা উল্টো হাতের তর্জনী: কালো ত্বকের রঙ
Bosnian👈🏿 pokazivanje kažiprstom ulijevo: tamna boja kože
Bulgarian👈🏿 показалец, сочещ наляво: тъмна кожа
Burmese👈🏿 ဘယ်သို့ ညွှန်ပြနေသည့် လက်ပြန် အညွှန်း − အသားမည်းရောင်
Chinese, Simplified👈🏿 反手食指向左指: 较深肤色
Chinese, Traditional👈🏿 左: 黑皮膚