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“🤚🏻” meaning: raised back of hand: light skin tone Emoji

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🤚🏻Meaning and Description

The 🤚🏻 emoji, known as the "Raised Back of Hand" or "Backhand Index Pointing Up" emoji, is a visual representation of the back of an open human hand with fingers slightly spread apart. It typically appears in various skin-tone colors to accommodate user preferences. While the design is generally consistent across platforms, some differences may be observed in the shape, curvature of the fingers, and color shades.

The emoji 🤚🏻 was inspired by the gesture of raising one’s hand with the palm facing outward, which is commonly used in many cultures to express various emotions and intentions. For example, in some Asian countries, raising one’s hand like this can mean “no” or “enough”. In some Western countries, raising one’s hand like this can mean “talk to the hand” or "stop right there".

The meaning of this emoji can vary depending on the context. Basically, it can be used to convey the act of raising one's hand🙋‍, as in volunteering or requesting to speak in a group setting. And it can also indicate stopping🚫 or refusing something🙅‍. In everyday conversation and social media, this emoji can be used in various ways, including expressing a high five, signaling a stop or refusal, or indicating the desire to participate in a discussion.

💡Extended reading and popular science

🤚🏻 (raised back of hand: light skin tone) = 🤚 (raised back of hand) + 🏻 (light skin tone)


The meaning of emoji symbol 🤚🏻 is raised back of hand: light skin tone, it is related to backhand, light skin tone, raised, raised back of hand, it can be found in emoji category: "👌 People & Body" - "🖐 hand-fingers-open".

🤚🏻 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

🔸 The correct way to wash your hands is 🧼✋ palm🤚🏻 Don't miss the back of the hand.
🔸 Ah, I really hope to have an afternoon tea with you ☕️ Then you could see my diamond ring in person 🤚🏻💍.


🔸 🤚🏻 = 🤚 + 🏻

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🤚🏻Basic Information

Emoji: 🤚🏻
Shortname: raised back of hand: light skin tone
Codepoint: U+1F91A 1F3FB Copy
Decimal: ALT+129306 ALT+127995
Unicode Version: None
Emoji Version: 3.0 (2016-06-03)
Categories: 👌 People & Body
Sub Categories: 🖐 hand-fingers-open
Keywords: backhand | light skin tone | raised | raised back of hand

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