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meaning: sign of the horns, devil fingers Emoji

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Meaning and Description

The "Sign Of The Horns" emoji (), also referred to as the "Rock Hand", "Devil Horns", is a symbol that captures the essence of rock 'n' roll and embodies a sense of rebellion, excitement, and coolness! Visually, this emoji features a right hand with the index and pinky fingers extended, while the thumb, middle, and ring fingers are folded down. The default skin tone of the hand emoji is neutral, but it can be modified with various skin-tone colors to reflect the diversity of users.

This emoji is often associated with rock music, heavy metal, and related subcultures. It can also signify rebellion, nonconformity, and individuality. Additionally, the gesture has been linked to satanism by some groups, although this interpretation is not widely accepted. In a more positive light, the emoji can also express approval, excitement, or celebration.

The emoji is commonly used on social media platforms to show your love for rock music or express your excitement for a concert or festival. You can also use it to show support for a friend or family member who is into rock music or to indicate that you're feeling rebellious or having a good time. It can also be used to show agreement with something or someone that you think is cool or awesome.

The story behind the emoji is pretty cool. It started in Italy as a gesture called mano cornuta, which means "horned hand" and was used to protect oneself from the evil eye尿. Later, it became popular in rock and heavy metal music thanks to Ronnie James Dio, the lead vocalist of Black Sabbath, who used it to represent his music style and his fans.
Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol is sign of the horns, it is related to finger, hand, horns, rock-on, swag, it can be found in emoji category: " People & Body" - " Hand Gesture".

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:

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Examples and Usage

Life goes beyond rock and roll5

Basic Information

Shortname: sign of the horns
Apple Name: sign of the horns
Known as: Devil Fingers | Heavy Metal | Rock On
Codepoint: U+1F918 Copy
Decimal: ALT+129304
Unicode Version: 8.0 (2015-06-09)
Emoji Version: 1.0 (2015-06-09)
Categories: People & Body
Sub Categories: Hand Gesture
Keywords: finger | hand | horns | rock-on | sign of the horns | swag
Proposal: L2/14174

Unicode Information (Advanced Usage)

Trend Chart

Popularity rating over time

Trend Chart (U+1F918) - 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 18:07:15 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 2021, the trend of its popularity rate began to rise.

More Languages

Language Short Name & Link
Arabic 堨奡塈堭堜 堭
Bulgarian 郇訄郕 郇訄 郋迣訄訄
Chinese, Simplified
Chinese, Traditional ROCK
Croatian znak rogova
Czech gesto paroh轡
Danish dj疆vletegn
Dutch duivelshorens
Filipino rock n roll
Finnish sarviele
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