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“🤌” meaning: pinched fingers, italian hand Emoji

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🤌Meaning and Description

Introducing the expressive "Pinched Fingers🤌" emoji, a symbol that perfectly encapsulates the essence of Italian hand gestures! This emoji displays a hand with the thumb and fingertips touching while the fingers are slightly bent, creating a pinched shape. As with many emojis, this hand symbol comes with a neutral skin tone by default, but users can choose from a range of skin-tone options.

The pinched finger gesture is a universal form of communication with a rich history across cultures. Its significance varies🤌, with some religions using it to show respect or devotion, while others use it for bargaining or paying. In certain regions, pinching one's earlobe is an expression of love or affection. Although the gesture has a global presence, it has become particularly associated with Italian culture and language due to its frequent and expressive use by Italians. Its popularity has spread worldwide through the media, particularly movies and TV shows featuring Italian characters📺, as well as through adoption by celebrities and influencers looking to showcase their connection to Italy or Italian culture🔗.

The 🤌 emoji is deeply rooted in Italian culture. In everyday conversation and on social media platforms like Twitter, it is commonly associated with the Italian hand gesture "ma che vuoi", which roughly means "what do you want?" or "what do you mean?🤷". It can also indicate precision or emphasis when making a point, and can be used to request something, show appreciation, or depict something small or cute🎀.

💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol 🤌 is pinched fingers, it is related to fingers, hand gesture, interrogation, pinched, sarcastic, italy, it can be found in emoji category: "👌 People & Body" - "👌 hand-fingers-partial".

🤌 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:
Wikipedia: 🤌 Che vuoi?
Che vuoi? (transl. What do you want?) alternatively described as ma che vuoi?, ma che dici/ma che stai dicendo? (but what are you saying?) or simply Che? is one of the most well known hand gestures in Italy, with gestures being a very common method of communicative expression in Italy. It is made where the tips of all the fingers of one hand are brought together to form an "upward pointing cone", with the hand then being moved up and down either from the wrist or forearm. The hand can be motionless while performing this hand gesture, or can also be shaken up and down, if the person wants to express impatience. While it is particularly common in Naples, it is a gesture that is widely used in Italy. The meaning is open to interpretation based on context but the frequency and speed of vertical motion indicates the level of frustration of the speaker. As "pinched fingers" an image of the hand held in this gesture was approved as part of Unicode 13 in 2020.The gesture is widely used in Argentina as well, with similar connotations. Over 60% of Argentina's population is of (at least) partial Italian descent. 🔗 Che vuoi?
🌐: Che vuoi.

🤌Examples and Usage

🔸 When you hint to Dad that living expenses are not enough: Dad, you are the best🤌😳
🔸 When your friend tweeted you voice messages, but you didn't get his point: What are you talking about 🤌?

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🤌Basic Information

Emoji: 🤌
Shortname: pinched fingers
Known as: Italian hand
Codepoint: U+1F90C Copy
Decimal: ALT+129292
Unicode Version: 13.0 (2020-03-10) New
Emoji Version: 13.0 (2020-03-10) New
Categories: 👌 People & Body
Sub Categories: 👌 hand-fingers-partial
Keywords: fingers | hand gesture | interrogation | pinched | sarcastic | italy

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