👋 Waving Hand

Copy and paste this emoji: 👋

Emoji Meaning

A hand in the standard yellow color with motion lines, as if it's waving, hence the name. Can be used in place of hello or goodbye. Can also be used negatively when you want someone to go away or leave.

Also Known As

  • 👋 Goodbye
  • 👋 Hand Wave
  • 👋 Hello
  • 👋 Waving

Apple Name

  • 👋 Waving Hand

Unicode Name

  • 👋 Waving Hand Sign

👋 Emoji Codes




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For developers

URL escape code %F0%9F%91%8B
Punycode xn--wp8h
Bytes (UTF-8) F0 9F 91 8B
JavaScript, JSON, Java \uD83D\uDC4B
C, C++, Python \U0001f44b
CSS \01F44B
PHP, Ruby \u{1F44B}
Perl \x{1F44B}
HTML hex 👋
HTML dec 👋

Tags: hand, wave, waving

Category: People & Body

Subgroup: Hand fingers open