emoji  crossed fingers svg

meaning: crossed fingers, fingers crossed Emoji

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Meaning and Description

The "Crossed Fingers" emoji, also commonly known as the "Good Luck" gesture, is a charming symbol that embodies hope, luck, and the anticipation of positive outcomes! Visually, this emoji depicts a hand with the index and middle fingers crossed over each other, while the other fingers are curled inwards. The default skin tone of the hand emoji is neutral, but it can be modified with various skin-tone colors.

This gesture holds a rich cultural history, as crossed fingers have been linked to good luck and wishful thinking for centuries. Some believe it's because it resembles the Christian cross. Going back to 16th century England, it's said people crossed their fingers to fend off bad luck and sickness.

When people talk with their friends or post on social media, the fingers crossed emoji is frequently used to convey hope, express a desire for a positive outcome, or wish someone else good luck. For example, you might use it when talking about big moments like a test, job interview, or competition (e.g., "Wish me luck"). Additionally, it can show that you're feeling excited or nervous when you're not sure how something will turn out.

Remember, however, that the meaning of this gesture varies globally. In Vietnam, it's viewed as disrespectful, with its significance resembling that of the middle finger in the U.S. culture. Meanwhile, in German-speaking countries, Sweden, and Latvia, this gesture is used to indicate that someone is lying. So, always be mindful of the cultural context when using it.

In addition, in the Japanese anime Jujutsu Kaisen, there's a character named Gojo Satoru who uses a hand gesture that looks similar to the emoji when he performs his special move called Domain Expansion: Unlimited Void, so this emoji will occasionally appear in posts related to the anime.
Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol is crossed fingers, it is related to cross, finger, hand, luck, 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

Tomorrow you are going to study in a foreign country alone. Good luck.
I swear I will never sleep during classes again !

Basic Information

Emoji:
Shortname: crossed fingers
Apple Name: fingers crossed
Known as: Fingers Crossed | Good Luck
Codepoint: U+1F91E Copy
Decimal: ALT+129310
Unicode Version: 9.0 (2016-06-03)
Emoji Version: 3.0 (2016-06-03)
Categories: People & Body
Sub Categories: Hand Gesture
Keywords: cross | crossed fingers | finger | hand | luck
Proposal: L2/14174, L2/15054

Unicode Information (Advanced Usage)

Trend Chart

Popularity rating over time

Trend Chart (U+1F91E) - 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 18:10:44 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.

More Languages

Language Short Name & Link
Arabic 堧媯塈堥媢 奡堥堜
Bulgarian 邽郕訄郇迮 郇訄 郈訄郅邽
Chinese, Simplified 鈭文
Chinese, Traditional 蟡憟賡
Croatian prekri鱉eni prsti
Czech zk穩鱉en矇 prsty
Danish krydsede fingre
Dutch gekruiste vingers
Filipino naka-cross na mga daliri
Finnish sormet ristiss瓣
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