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“🧜‍♂️” meaning: merman Emoji

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🧜‍♂️Meaning and Description

Introducing the "🧜‍♂️"(Merman) 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 male 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 known merman-like figures is the ancient Babylonian sea god, Ea, also known as Enki in Sumerian mythology. He was often depicted as a fish with a human head, similar to the goddess Atargatis of the ancient Assyrians. Some cultures depict merman as benevolent creatures, helpers of sailors, or even shape-shifters, while others present them as dangerous beings who lure sailors to their deaths.

The merman 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 merman are magical and mystical, you can use 🧜 when you're talking about fantasy stuff, like books, movies, or games. Mermans 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 women, this emoji also comes with a range of skin tone options. Just choose the one that suits you best!

💡Extended reading and popular science

🧜‍♂️ (merman) = 🧜 (merperson) + ♂️ (male sign)
🧜‍♂️ (emoji style) = 🧜‍♂️ (no style) + emoji style


The meaning of emoji symbol 🧜‍♂️ is merman, it is related to Triton, 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), ♂️ (male 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.

🧜‍♂️Examples and Usage

🔸 Of course the water is very cold, but after a few seconds it seems to coat the body in a kind of warm silvery skin, as if one had acquired the scales of a merman🧜‍♂.
🔸 In the Louvre today can be seen an eighth century wall-scene 11 depicting Oannes as a merman, with a fish-like tail and the upper-body of a man🧜‍♂. 🧜‍♂️


🔸 🧜‍♂️ = 🧜 + ♂️

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🧜‍♂️Basic Information

Emoji: 🧜‍♂️
Shortname: merman
Apple Name: merman
Codepoint: U+1F9DC 200D 2642 FE0F Copy
Decimal: ALT+129500 ALT+8205 ALT+9794 ALT+65039
Unicode Version: None
Emoji Version: 5.0 (2017-06-20)
Categories: 👌 People & Body
Sub Categories: 🎅 person-fantasy
Keywords: merman | Triton

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