emoji 🙏 folded hands svg

“🙏” meaning: folded hands, high five Emoji

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  • 2.2+

    iOS 🙏Minimum display requirements

  • 4.3+

    Android 🙏Minimum display requirements

  • 8.0+

    Windows 🙏Minimum display requirements

🙏Meaning and Description

Introducing the universally recognized "🙏" (folded hands) emoji, a symbol that embodies gratitude, respect, and humility! This emoji known as the "praying hands" or "high five" gesture, features two hands pressed together, palms touching, and fingers pointing upward. The emoji initially presents with a generic skin tone but is changeable to different skin tones.

The origins of the gesture can be traced back to various religious and cultural practices, including prayer in Christianity and the namaste gesture in Hinduism and Buddhism, which is used to show respect or greet others. The gesture 🙏 is also called 'namaste', and is a popular way to greet or show respect in many Asian cultures, especially in India and Nepal. Typically paired with a slight head bow, it means "I bow to the divine in you." This gesture is also used in yoga🧘‍ and meditation to express gratitude and reverence.

The "🙏" emoji is frequently used to express gratitude, humility, or appreciation. It is a versatile and lively symbol for people to use on social media. Use it to show gratitude, say "please" or "sorry," express hope or prayers, greet or bid farewell to friends, or even ask for a high five. It's a lively way to connect and communicate with others online!

On the whole, when you want to share your gratitude, respect, or humility with others, simply just use the recognized "🙏" emoji!
💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol 🙏 is folded hands, it is related to ask, hand, high 5, high five, please, pray, thanks, it can be found in emoji category: "👌 People & Body" - "🤝 Two Hands".

🙏 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:

🙏Examples and Usage

🔸 Be kind to animals please. 🙏🙏
🔸 Pray lend your attendance to this marvel.🙏

🙏Basic Information

Emoji: 🙏
Shortname: folded hands
Apple Name: hands pressed together
Known as: High Five | Namaste | Please | Prayer | Thank You
Codepoint: U+1F64F Copy
Shortcode: :pray: Copy
Decimal: ALT+128591
Unicode Version: 6.0 (2010-10-11)
Emoji Version: 1.0 (2015-06-09)
Categories: 👌 People & Body
Sub Categories: 🤝 Two Hands
Keywords: ask | folded hands | hand | high 5 | high five | please | pray | thanks
Proposal: L2/07‑257, L2/09‑026

👨‍💻Unicode Information (Advanced Usage)

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🙏Popularity rating over time

🙏 Trend Chart (U+1F64F) - 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: 2024-04-13 17:35:07 UTC
🙏and in the last five years, the popularity of this emoji has continued to rise.In 2017 and 2018, the trend of its popularity converge.In 2019, the trend of its popularity rate began to rise.
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