emoji 👹 ogre svg

“👹” meaning: ogre, mask face Emoji

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👹Meaning and Description

This emoji shows a grotesque, red face with horns, wide eyes, a large nose, crooked fangs, and a fringe of shaggy hair. It depicts an oni, a kind of hideous ogre in Japanese folklore that is often associated with evil and mischief.

👹 traces its roots back to Japanese folklore. It represents an 'Oni', a classic figure from Japanese mythology, often depicted as a demonic creature or a fearsome ogre. Oni are known for their strength and wild nature, making them a key symbol in traditional tales of heroism and moral lessons. They are commonly seen in Japanese🗾 art, literature, and theater, and their presence in the digital space as an emoji is a testament to the enduring cultural relevance of these mythical beings.

This emoji is generally used to convey a sense of mischief, naughtiness, or playfully intimidating behavior. Its use can range from denoting a fascination with Japanese culture, to signaling an interest in fantasy or mythical creatures. It's also commonly used in the context of Halloween🎃, due to its eerie and spooky attributes, or to denote the villain in a story, thanks to its ogre-like features.
💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol 👹 is ogre, it is related to creature, face, fairy tale, fantasy, monster, it can be found in emoji category: "😂 Smileys & Emotion" - "💩 Costumed Face".

👹Examples and Usage

🔸 There are many works about ogres in the exhibition of Hyakki Yagyō.👹
🔸 Where you gonna find an ogre in Hawaii👹?

👹Basic Information

Emoji: 👹
Shortname: ogre
Apple Name: ogre
Known as: Mask Face | Oni | Red Monster
Codepoint: U+1F479 Copy
Decimal: ALT+128121
Unicode Version: 6.0 (2010-10-11)
Emoji Version: 1.0 (2015-06-09)
Categories: 😂 Smileys & Emotion
Sub Categories: 💩 Costumed Face
Keywords: creature | face | fairy tale | fantasy | monster | ogre
Proposal: L2/07‑257, L2/09‑026

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👹Trend Chart

👹Popularity rating over time

👹 Trend Chart (U+1F479) - 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: 2024-05-12 17:07:10 UTC
The early popularity of emoji 👹 was very low, almost zero.and in the last five years, the popularity of this emoji has undergone several large changes.In 2017-12-24, the trend of its popularity rate began to rise.

👹More Languages

Language Short Name & Link
Arabic👹 غول
Bulgarian👹 страшилище
Chinese, Simplified👹 食人魔
Chinese, Traditional👹 魔鬼
Croatian👹 japanski div
Czech👹 zlobr
Danish👹 uhyre
Dutch👹 boeman
Filipino👹 kapre
Finnish👹 peikko
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