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” meaning: victory hand, air quotes Emoji

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Meaning and Description

This iconic "Victory Hand" emoji, is a symbol that radiates peace, goodwill, and positive vibes! This emoji features a hand with the index and middle fingers extended in a "V" shape, while the thumb, ring, and little fingers are clenched together. The design of the emoji can vary across platforms, but all offer a range of skin tones to reflect the diversity of users.

The victory hand emoji has a long and rich history. In January 1941, Victor de Laveleye, a Belgian BBC broadcaster, proposed that the V sign should become a symbol of victory and unity for the Allied forces. This was because the French word for victory (victoire) and the Dutch word for freedom (vrijheid) both begin with the letter "V". The symbol gained popularity first in Belgium, the Netherlands, and England, and later throughout Europe. Eventually, it became a universal symbol of peace and non-violence🙅 when it was adopted by Vietnam War protesters in the 1970s.

In everyday chat and on social media platforms, the peace hand is a widely recognized symbol of peace and harmony that often conveys goodwill, agreement, or a friendly disposition. Whether you're using it to show solidarity with a cause, celebrate a milestone🎉, or just to say "hello👋," the peace sign emoji remains a beloved and enduring symbol of hope, unity, and love. However, in Britain, the backhand of the emoji when rotated 180° represents a rude gesture (similar to that F word in the language sense). It's essential to be aware of this potential cultural misunderstanding to avoid giving offense inadvertently🤔.

In the broader context of the emoji language, adds an element of positivity and unity to digital communication, enriching conversations with its symbolic meaning.
💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol is victory hand, it is related to hand, v, victory, 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:

🔸 (270C) There is no Emoji version of this Unicode character, which means that on most mobile phones or computer systems, the character can only be displayed in black and white character style, but in a few good compatibility platforms, it can still display color picture style. The Unicode organization does not yet recommend its use as a universal emoji symbol.

(270C) - unqualified Emoji, See also: ✌️ (270C FE0F) - fully-qualified Emoji.

The current is a basic Emoji without variant symbols, and there are two Emoji variation sequences corresponding to it: ✌️ (emoji style, displaying colorful symbols on most new platforms) and ✌︎ (text style, displaying black and white symbols on some old platforms).

Examples and Usage

🔸 Always find time for the things that make you feel happy to be alive. Go for a swim.
🔸 (270C) + emoji style (FE0F) = ✌️ (270C FE0F)
🔸 (270C) + text style (FE0E) = ✌︎ (270C FE0E)

Basic Information

Shortname: victory hand
Known as: Air Quotes | V Sign | Peace Sign
Codepoint: U+270C Copy
Shortcode: :v: Copy
Decimal: ALT+9996
Unicode Version: 1.1 (1993-06)
Emoji Version: None
Categories: 👌 People & Body
Sub Categories: 👌 Hand Gesture
Keywords: hand | v | victory
Proposal: L2/13‑207, L2/14‑093

👨‍💻Unicode Information (Advanced Usage)

Trend Chart

Popularity rating over time

✌ Trend Chart (U+270C) - emojiall.com 100 75 50 25 0 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 www.emojiall.comemojiall.com
Date Range: 2019-06-02 - 2024-06-02
Update Time: 2024-06-08 18:05:53 UTC
and in the last five years, the popularity of this emoji has continued to rise.In 2020-03, its popularity showed the biggest increase.In 2017 and 2019, the trend of its popularity converge.In 2019, the trend of its popularity rate began to rise.

More Languages

Language Short Name & Link
Arabic علامة النصر
Bulgarian Жест за победа
Chinese, Simplified 胜利手势
Chinese, Traditional 勝利
Croatian ruka sa znakom pobjede
Czech gesto vítězství
Danish v-tegn
Dutch winnende hand
Filipino peace sign
Finnish voitonmerkki
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