πŸ™‹ Person Raising Hand

A person with aΒ hand in the air, as if this charactersΒ wants to ask or answer a question.

Displayed as a female (girl or woman) in the Apple artwork, and a blob-like gender-neutral characterΒ in the Google artwork. A man is shown on Windows, with his hand raised.

Person Raising Hand was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 under the name β€œHappy Person Raising One Hand” and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

Also Known As

  • πŸ™‹ Answering Question
  • πŸ™‹ Hand Up

Unicode Name

πŸ™‹ Happy Person Raising One Hand


The Happy Person Raising One Hand emoji supports skin tone modifiers. A yellow (or other non-human) skin tone should be shown by default, unless an emoji modifier is applied.

Platforms without support for emoji modifiers display a missing symbol character (box with a cross, alien, or question mark in it) next to any modified emoji.



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