Raised Hand

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Emoji Meaning

A hand in the standard yellow color held up with the fingers close together. Can be used to mean 'stop' or in its literal sense, a hand raised up to call attention.

Also Known As

  • High Five
  • Stop

Apple Name

  • Raised Hand

Emoji Codes




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For developers

URL escape code %E2%9C%8B
Punycode xn--6bi
Bytes (UTF-8) E2 9C 8B
JavaScript, JSON, Java \u270B
C, C++, Python \u270B
CSS \270B
PHP, Ruby \u{270B}
Perl \x{270B}
HTML hex ✋
HTML dec ✋

Tags: hand, high 5, high five, raised hand

Category: People & Body

Subgroup: Hand fingers open