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“🧜‍♀️” meaning: mermaid Emoji

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🧜‍♀️Meaning and Description

Introducing the "🧜‍♀️"(Mermaid) emoji, an emoji that showcases a half-human, half-fish mythical creature. The upper half of the emoji represents a human figure, typically depicted as a long-haired female figure. And the lower half is a fish's tail, shown in vibrant colors, such as shades of green, blue, or purple, resembling the scales of a fish. On some platforms, this emoji also holds a trident 🔱, signifying its authority over the ocean.

One of the earliest mermaid-like figures comes from ancient Assyria in the form of the goddess Atargatis, who was depicted as a fish with a human head and torso. Some cultures depict mermaids as benevolent creatures, helpers of sailors, or even shape-shifters, while others present them as dangerous beings who lure sailors to their deaths.

This emoji can be used in a bunch of cool ways on social media. If you're posting about the beach, ocean, or just love the sea🌊, it's a perfect fit. If you're into swimming, diving, or water sports, it works great too.

Since mermaids are magical and mystical, you can use 🧜‍♀️ when you're talking about fantasy stuff, like books, movies, or games. Mermaids are also seen as symbols of beauty and change, so if you're sharing about a big change in your life or about your beauty routine, you can use this emoji. Plus, since they live in the ocean, the emoji can be used when you're talking about saving the ocean or protecting sea creatures🐟.

The "🧜‍♀️" emoji is part of a larger family of person-fantasy emojis. Along with the gender-neutral "🧜" and the "🧜‍♂️" emoji for men, this emoji also comes with a range of skin tone options. Just choose the one that suits you best!

💡Extended reading and popular science

🧜‍♀️ (mermaid) = 🧜 (merperson) + ♀️ (female sign)
🧜‍♀️ (emoji style) = 🧜‍♀️ (no style) + emoji style

The meaning of emoji symbol 🧜‍♀️ is mermaid, it is related to merwoman, it can be found in emoji category: "👌 People & Body" - "🎅 person-fantasy".

🧜‍♀️ is a zero-width joiner sequence, which is formed by combining 1 ZWJ zero width joiner and 2 individual Emoji. These individual Emojis are: 🧜 (merperson), ♀️ (female sign). The new Emoji formed is displayed as a single Emoji: 🧜‍♀️ on some platforms with good compatibility, but it may also be displayed as multiple Emojis put together: 🧜♀️ on some platforms with poor compatibility.
Wikipedia: 🧜‍♀️ Mermaid
In folklore, a mermaid is an aquatic creature with the head and upper body of a female human and the tail of a fish. Mermaids appear in the folklore of many cultures worldwide, including the Near East, Europe, Asia, and Africa. In ancient Assyria, the goddess Atargatis transformed herself into a mermaid out of shame for accidentally killing her human lover. Mermaids are sometimes associated with perilous events such as floods, storms, shipwrecks, and drownings. In other folk traditions (or sometimes within the same traditions), they can be benevolent or beneficent, bestowing boons or falling in love with humans. The male equivalent of the mermaid is the merman, also a familiar figure in folklore and heraldry. Although traditions about and sightings of mermen are less common than those of mermaids, they are generally assumed to co-exist with their female counterparts. The male and the female collectively are sometimes referred to as merfolk or merpeople. The conception of mermaids in the West may have been influenced by the Sirens of Greek mythology, which were originally half-birdlike, but came to be pictured as half-fishlike in the Christian era. Historical accounts of mermaids, such as those reported by Christopher Columbus during his exploration of the Caribbean, may have been sightings of manatees or similar aquatic mammals. While there is no evidence that mermaids exist outside folklore, reports of mermaid sightings continue to the present day. Mermaids have been a popular subject of art and literature in recent centuries, such as in Hans Christian Andersen's literary fairy tale "The Little Mermaid" (1836). They have subsequently been depicted in operas, paintings, books, comics, animation, and live action films. 🔗 Mermaid
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🧜‍♀️Examples and Usage

🔸 Visit the little mermaid🧜‍♀, one of Copenhagen’s most recognisable characters🇲🇽.
🔸 The little mermaid🧜‍♀ wants to go and see the world. 🧜‍♀️

🔸 🧜‍♀️ = 🧜 + ♀️

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🧜‍♀️Basic Information

Emoji: 🧜‍♀️
Shortname: mermaid
Apple Name: mermaid
Codepoint: U+1F9DC 200D 2640 FE0F Copy
Decimal: ALT+129500 ALT+8205 ALT+9792 ALT+65039
Unicode Version: None
Emoji Version: 5.0 (2017-06-20)
Categories: 👌 People & Body
Sub Categories: 🎅 person-fantasy
Keywords: mermaid | merwoman

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