Symbols emojis with their meaning

You'll find all current symbols emojis in Whatsapp and Facebook as well as a description of their meaning. Have fun with diving into the colorful world of emojis!

Category: Whatsapp Symbols Emojis

Emoji Meaning Unicode
Red heart Whatsapp emoji U+2764 ❤ Red Heart
The red heart is the classical symbol of love. Expression of passion and romance. But also in the non-romantic context for friendship and strong bonds.
Orange heart emoji U+1F9E1 🧡 Orange Heart
The heart shape is the symbol of love. The orange heart may represent a half-hearted love or you do not want to have a relationship but just be friends.
Yellow heart smiley Whatsapp U+1F49B 💛 Yellow Heart
A heart of gold. Represents cordial love and purity of the heart. Not so much in the romantic context, but rather for happiness, friendship and the joy of life.
Green heart emoji Whatsapp U+1F49A 💚 Green Heart
Expression of life or lifestyle (e.g. healthy diet) and closeness to nature. Also known as the jealous heart, it may indicate relationship issues or the hope for reconciliation. Often used on the Irish St. Patrick's Day.
Blue heart smiley Whatsapp U+1F499 💙 Blue Heart
I have full confidence in you! Represents platonic love, faithfulness, loyalty and friendship. But also: support of the awareness of autism, love of water sports or expression of a fetish.
Purple heart Whatsapp emoji U+1F49C 💜 Purple Heart
Expression of understanding and compassionate love. Represents affection and care. For Mother's Day or in messages between parents and children. Used by fashion-conscious people or celebrities as an expression of glamor or wealth. In the US, military medal for wounded soldiers.
Black heart Emoji U+1F5A4 🖤 Black Heart
The black heart shows a dark and twisted sense of humor. It can reflect the dark side of the soul. Also used to express grief and sorrow.
Broken red heart Whatsapp emoji U+1F494 💔 Broken Heart
I am desperately unhappy! The broken red heart expresses sadness and suffering. Someone is love sick at the moment.
Heart with a period below smiley Whatsapp U+2763 ❣ Heavy Heart Exclamation Mark Ornament
I totally agree with that! A heart with a dot below forms a decorative exclamation mark. This gesture comes from the heart and emphasizes that you really like something or someone.
Two pink hearts Whatsapp symbol U+1F495 💕 Two Hearts
Love is in the air! Not so much in the passionate context, but rather a decoration. In romantic texts an expression of affection for someone or friendships among girls.
Two hearts circling emoji U+1F49E 💞 Revolving Hearts
Two hearts circling around each other represent the love between two persons. Someone wants to win your heart.
Pink beating heart smiley Whatsapp U+1F493 💓 Beating Heart
I love you so much! The beating heart symbolizes a strong connection and expresses strong feelings for someone or something. Is also a symbol of life: A baby is on the way.
Pink growing heart smiley U+1F497 💗 Growing Heart
The three hearts in one another are to convey an ever-growing heart. The feelings are getting deeper and deeper, the love is growing. The heartbeat increases and the heart is filled with joy after an emotional conversation or a great experience.
Sparkling heart smiley Whatsapp U+1F496 💖 Sparkling Heart
You are simply great! A sparkling heart means someone is doting on you. Persistence will be rewarded now!
Heart with love dart emoji U+1F498 💘 Heart With Arrow
Cupid's arrow hit you - you're hopelessly in love! Expresses romantic feelings in messages. Often used around Valentine's Day.
Heart with tied bow smiley U+1F49D 💝 Heart With Ribbon
You have my love. The box in a heart shape with a ribbon could contain chocolates or jewelry. Popular on Valentine's Day or on birthdays. Or someone gives you his heart.
Decorative heart emoji Whatsapp U+1F49F 💟 Heart Decoration
A decorative variation of the heart symbol. Stands for love, attention and affection of your conversation partner.
Peace symbol U+262E ☮ Peace symbol
Love, peace and harmony. Symbol of nuclear power protest in the 1960s, now globally known as the peace sign. Can symbolize the inner balance. A dispute shall be settled or the chat partner is asked to be peaceful.
Star and half moon U+262A ☪ Star and half moon
We're going to Turkey by plane or “Ramadan is starting“. Hilal (Arabic for the rising moon's crescent) and the five-pointed star together form an important Muslim symbol. Also found on many national flags.
Om symbol devanagari Whatsapp U+1F549 🕉 Om Symbol
Om (Sanskrit). The mantra is considered sacred in religions such as Buddhism and Hinduism. Primeval sound of the origin of the universe. Also known as the Namaste symbol. Emoji stands for spiritual development, meditation and yoga.
Wheel of dharma Emoji U+2638 ☸ Wheel Of Dharma
Wheel of the doctrine. An important sign in Hinduism and Buddhism. It reminds us of the eight ways of perception and of the fact that only the body dies, but the spirit continues in another form.
Star of david Emoji U+2721 ✡ Star Of David
The Star of David is an important symbol of the people of Israel and the Jewish religion. This is why it can also be seen on the ensign. It is usually sent during the festival of lights, Chanukkah.
Six-pointed star symbol U+1F52F 🔯 Hexagram With Dot
The six-pointed star with a dot in the middle unites two triangles; connection of opposites. Multifaceted symbolism: Freemasons, union of spirit and matter, expulsion of evil spirits and demons.
Menorah Emoji U+1F54E 🕎 Menorah
The Chanukkia is a nine-armed candlestick and is lit only at the Jewish Chanukka festival. Each candle stands for one day of the eight-day festival. With the ninth candle the others are ignited, respectively.
Yin Yang symbol Whatsapp U+262F ☯ Yin Yang
Yin and yang emoji expresses the shared identity of actually opposing things such as body and mind. Stands for balance and stability.
Orthodox Cross Emoji U+2626 ☦ Orthodox Cross
Through the additional bar, the Russian-Orthodox symbol is an extension of the cross known from Christianity. With the “foot rest”, it is meant to remind us of the crucifixion of Jesus.
Place of worship Whatsapp U+1F6D0 🛐 Place of Worship
The kneeling person under a roof symbolizes a place of prayer. This could be a church or a mosque. The sign can be found at airports, for example.
Ophiuchus Emoji U+26CE ⛎ Ophiuchus
The astronomical sign for the constellation of Ophiuchus (Latin for serpent bearer). One of the 48 constellations of the Greek ancient world and the subject of Greek myths. In some circles, is considered the unknown 13th zodiac sign.
Pisces zodiac sign U+2653 ♓ Pisces
People with the zodiac sign Pisces (20 February to 20 March) are characterized by a strong sensitivity. They are good listeners and faithfully stand by your side.
ID symbol Whatsapp U+1F194 🆔 ID Key
The capital letters ID in a square are the abbreviation for identification number. This number allows a direct correlation to an object, to people or an item.
Biohazard symbol U+2623 ☣ Biohazard
The biohazard sign warns of biological substances that pose a threat to humans and the environment. Someone goes to work sick and is contagious.
Mobile phone off symbol U+1F4F4 📴 Mobile Phone Off
Mobile phones should be switched off, e.g. in the cinema or in the hospital. Can also be used to signalize: I am unavailable!
Aries Emoji U+2648 ♈ Aries
The astrological symbol shows Aries. This zodiac sign is described as fierce, dynamic and spontaneous, and often is the more dominant partner in love.
Taurus zodiac sign U+2649 ♉ Taurus
The Taurus (21 April to 20 May) is persevering and has a good taste for beautiful things. You should not tell a Taurus what to do. People in this zodiac sign like to do things in their own rhythm.
Gemini Emoji U+264A ♊ Gemini
The zodiac sign Gemini lies between 21 May and 21 June. The urge for variety and movement is typical for Gemini. They are driven by an extraordinary curiosity.
Cancer zodiac sign emoji U+264B ♋ Cancer
The zodiac sign Cancer from the zodiac calendar. Those born under the zodiac of Cancer are described as gentle, helpful and modest.
Leo zodiac sign U+264C ♌ Leo
I'm a lion! The zodiac sign Leo lies between 23 July and 23 August. A Leo is self-assured, kind, and generous.
Star sign virgo violett smiley U+264D ♍ Virgo
Symbol of the astrological star sign Virgo. A Virgo knows what she wants and how to achieve it.
Libra Emoji U+264E ♎ Libra
The zodiac sign Libra. Libra is regarded as being in need of harmony, balanced, and diplomatic. You can score points with a Libra by showing polite manners and etiquette.
Scorpius zodiac sign U+264F ♏ Scorpius
The Scorpius is the eighth sign of the zodiac and lies between 24 October and 22 November. People with this star sign want to scrutinize and explore everything. They are fastidious and prefer honesty.
Sagittarius smiley Whatsapp U+2650 ♐ Sagittarius
In astrology, the arrow symbol with a horizontal line stands for the zodiac sign Sagittarius. These people are independent, generous and optimistic.
Capricorn zodiac sign U+2651 ♑ Capricorn
As the tenth zodiac sign, the Capricorn lies in the period between 22 December and 20 January. People in this star sign only believe what they can see. Therefore you should not fool a Capricorn!
Aquarius zodiac sign U+2652 ♒ Aquarius
The symbol of the star sign Aquarius. People born between the 21st of January and the 19th of February are inventive contemporaries, open to new ideas and they love the variety.
White flower with inscription smiley U+1F4AE 💮 White Flower
White flower with Japanese inscription “Very well done”. Used in schools in Japan as a stamp for very good achievements.
Mahjong tile red dragon Emoji U+1F004 🀄 Mahjong Game Stone “Red Dragon”
A symbol (the red dragon) from the Japanese Mahjong game. The player wins the game who first has all the stones with figures and a pair. The red dragon is one of these figures.
Circled ideograph accept U+1F251 🉑 Acceptable
That's OK for me! Emoji is pronounced “ka” in Japanese and “ke” in Chinese. Roughly means: possible, appropriate, or permissible.
Vibration mode symbol U+1F4F3 📳 Vibration Mode
Emoji shows a smartphone, which is muted and merely vibrates. This could be the request not to disturb, or a demand to respond.
Squared CJK Unified Ideograph-6709 U+1F236 🈶 Subject To Fees
This is not free! Emoji shows a Japanese and Chinese phrase. Means “toll”, “charge”, or “property”.
Squared CJK Unified Ideograph-7121 U+1F21A 🈚 Without Fees
Emoji is known as the symbol for the free broadcasting service in Japan. Stands for an offer without liability to charges. Can also mean “I don't own anything”. Opposite emoji: [ “Subject To Fees” 🈶]
Squared CJK Unified Ideograph-55b6 U+1F23A 🈺 Open
We are open! Japanese symbol shows that a business is operable and open, or a service is offered.
Squared CJK Unified Ideograph-7533 U+1F238 🈸 Application
Emoji is used in Japan for the identification marking of requests and forms. In the Chinese zodiac, it can also refer to the monkey.
Squared-cjk-unified-ideograph-6708 U+1F237 🈷 Monthly/Moon Sign
The Chinese (yue) and Japanese (tsuki) meaning of this sign is “monthly” or “moon”. For instance, people are reminded of a monthly due amount with it.
Eight pointed star Emoji U+2734 ✴ Eight-Pointed Star
The eight-pointed star is usually utilized as a decorative element. It is meant to express joy, breeziness, and exuberance.
Vs Emoji U+1F19A 🆚 VS Button
The VS (versus) symbol is mostly used to compare two things or circumstances. For example, hamburger vs. pizza, Klitschko vs. Tyson. Can also mean “Objection!”
Circled Ideograph Advantage U+1F250 🉐 Bargain
You can grab a bargain here! In Japan, the symbol indicates special offers and discounts.
Circled Ideograph Secret U+3299 ㊙ Secret
Keep this for you! In Japan and China, the symbol is used to point to a secret.
Circled Ideograph Congratulation U+3297 ㊗ Congratulations
I wish you luck! Sign for best wishes and blessings. Also used on national holidays.
Passed symbol Whatsapp U+1F234 🈴 Passed
This is an agreement! This Japanese emoji can stand for a union, such as in a partnership. It can also hint at a meeting. The symbol is also used when an exam or a test has been passed.
Japanese character capability Whatsapp U+1F235 🈵 Full
A Japanese character in white with a red background. It stands for full absorption capability and capacity. The sign is used, for instance, for “filling up the car tank” or for displaying hotel rooms. Opposite emoji: [ free & unoccupied 🈳]
Squared cjk unified ideograph 5272 U+1F239 🈹 Discount
The Japanese symbol for “sale”. In the event of discount campaigns, it is hanged in front of the shop door, so that the customer can spot the opportunity.
Prohibition sign U+1F232 🈲 Prohibition
Caution, prohibited! This Japanese symbol indicates a prohibition or restriction. A certain action or behavior is not desired.
Cross mark Emoji U+274C ❌ Cross Mark
“This is not allowed!” or “Don't do this!” This large red cross is usually utilized when something is undesired. Can also be a sign of multiplication or kissing.
Carp streamer Emoji U+1F38F 🎏 Carp Streamer
A flagpole with self-tinkered Japanese wind cones in carp shape (Koi-Nobori). At the children's festival two large carps are suspended for the parents and small ones for the children.
No entry Emoji U+26D4 ⛔ No Entry
So far and no further! Symbol for “no admittance”, “keep out”, or “no entry”. Is also used if your chat partner is angry.
Name badge emoji Whatsapp U+1F4DB 📛 Name Badge
Name badge emoji is used for identification, e.g., at work. The tulip-shaped design is typical of Japanese kindergartens.
Prohibited emoji U+1F6AB 🚫 No Admittance
So far and no further! The admittance to buildings or rooms is prohibited. Similar to a prohibition sign, e.g. no smoking.
Whatsapp angry symbol U+1F4A2 💢 Anger Symbol
Comic and Manga symbol (often with the words “Bam“) indicates where a punch landed. The chat partner is very angry. Emoticon is a warning sign: Beware, you have gone too far.
Hot thermal spring symbol Whatsapp U+2668 ♨ Hot Springs
A hot thermal spring with rising steam. Symbol on Japanese cards. I want to relax with you, or let's go swimming!
Red question mark emoji U+2753 ❓ Question Mark Ornament
I beg your pardon? A bright-red question mark, which underlines the high importance of the question asked. Chat partner expects an immediate response.
White question mark ornament U+2754 ❔ White Question Mark
A question must be answered! The more question marks, the more urgent. However, the white question mark is less punchy than the red question mark.
Exclamation mark Emoji U+2757 ❗ Exclamation Mark
Thick (red) symbol for an exclamation mark. Is used to express a concern or to yell a desire for something.
White exclamation mark ornament U+2755 ❕ White Exclamation Mark
The white exclamation mark shall draw attention to something. Due to the light color, it is less dramatic than the red exclamation mark.
Double exclamation mark symbol U+203C ‼ Double Exclamation Mark
The signal color red and the double number of exclamation marks clarify the meaning of a statement. May also emphasize the urgency. You attach particular importance to what has been said or you are shocked by a message.
Hundred points smiley Whatsapp U+1F4AF 💯 Hundred Points Symbol
Number 100 in red, double underlined. Can mean: I'm proud, everything is perfect. I agree 100% with it. I got full score in the exam.
Trident emoji Whatsapp U+1F531 🔱 Trident Emblem
The trident is used for attack, defense or as a hunting weapon. Often seen in the hands of statues of gods. Can be a warning sign.
Golden flower Whatsapp emoji U+269C ⚜ Fleur-De-Lis
Stylized blossom of the iris, usually in the colors gold or yellow, is considered chivalrous. Symbol from the French coat of arms art (heraldry). The decorative symbol can be found in many logos or in the emblem of the world organization of the scout movement.
Yellow M smiley Whatsapp U+303D 〽 Part Alternation Mark
The curved M is a Japanese punctuation mark that indicates the singer's start in a song. Also used as a symbol for McDonald's.
Sign exclamation mark symbol U+26A0 ⚠ Warning
Take this as a warning! The black exclamation mark in the yellow triangle is a universal warning symbol. Is symbolic for potential danger or someone is entering dangerous grounds.
Caution children sign U+1F6B8 🚸 Caution Children
Sign for motorists to drive with particular care and to watch out for children who might suddenly run onto the road. Near schools or on the way to school.
Recycling Symbol U+267B ♻ Recycling Symbol
Green recycling symbol consisting of three counterclockwise arrows. Indicates that something can be reused. Can often be found on packages.
Squared CJK Unified Ideograph-6307 U+1F22F 🈯 Reserved
In Chinese, this symbol is pronounced “zhi“ and in Japanese “yubi“. Stands for a finger or a toe, which is pointing at a certain place or in a direction.
Chart yen U+1F4B9 💹 Chart with uptrend and yen sign
This is a good rate to exchange money! The chart shows the price of the Japanese yen. In this case an upward trend, of the economy or the trade.
Globe with meridians U+1F310 🌐 Globe With Meridians
The planet earth with latitude and longitude (meridian). Symbol for internationalization, such as global movements or the worldwide web. On iOS devices, icon for changing the keyboard language.
Gem Kawai design smiley U+1F4A0 💠 Diamond Shape With a Dot Inside
Represents the Japanese term Kawaii. Translated, it means lovable, sweet, cute, adorable. A lifestyle that puts the childish and cute side in the foreground. Resembles a flower in its shape.
Letter M in circle U+24C2 Ⓜ Encircled Latin capital M
I'll meet you at the subway station! This sign can usually be found in big cities and serves as a guide in local public transport. Because subways, outside of Germany usually called Metro, run underground. This sign indicates where a station is located.
Cyclone emoji Whatsapp U+1F300 🌀 Cyclone
Symbol for a cyclone (violent hurricane in the tropics). Might mean: Beware, you are in for something. The spiral shape can also be used in a decorative way. In its original meaning the symbol for dizziness (I feel dizzy).
Sleep symbol U+1F4A4 💤 Symbol for sleeping
I'll go to bed early tonight! In comics, the Zzz illustrates that someone is sleeping. Can represent drowsiness but also stand for disinterest and boredom.
WC symbol U+1F6BE 🚾 Water Closet
I'm going to the toilet! The abbreviation comes from the English water closet. In German, you say loo or “quiet place”. In some countries, this symbol points to the toilet in public buildings.
Vacancy Emoji U+1F233 🈳 Vacancy
There is something still available here. Japanese emoji for vacancy or availability. Among other things, it is used to indicate free parking spaces and hotel rooms.
Squared katakana sa symbol U+1F202 🈂 Free Of Charge
Emoji indicates a free offer, mostly in connection with a service. In Japan, it calls attention to e.g. a free meal or drink.
Sign suitcase with key U+1F6C5 🛅 Baggage Room
Sign pointing to luggage lockers where luggage can be safely stored for a fee. Can be found, for example, at airports or at bus stations in Japan.
Men's toilet symbol U+1F6B9 🚹 Men symbol
“I have to see a man about a dog” or “I am in the john”. The symbol explains to gentlemen which toilet door is the right one. Men spend more time in the bathroom than women, but they do not go there as often.
Symbol ladies washroom Whatsapp U+1F6BA 🚺 Ladies' Washroom
The female stick figure often points to the ladies' room. It is still a popular mystery why women go to the bathroom together. Can generally be used as a symbol for the female gender.
Baby symbol Whatsapp U+1F6BC 🚼 Baby
The symbol indicates a suitable room with baby changing table to change the baby's diapers. Refers to newborns or as an indication of pregnancy.
Cinema Emoji U+1F3A6 🎦 Cinema
Want to watch a movie? Film projector or cinema screen with curtains. Emoji represents the cinema.
Input Symbols Emoji U+1F523 🔣 Input Symbol
Emoji shows a Japanese post office, a music note, the ampersand, and a percent sign. Icon for switching from the alphabetic to the numeric keyboard or to the keyboard with symbols or special characters.
Squared NG Emoji U+1F196 🆖 NG Button
This is not OK! NG stands for “No Good” and is used as the colloquial antonym of “OK” in Japan. Chat partner wants to save you from a mistake or warn you about something.
Zero key symbol U+30 0️⃣ Zero Key
Keyboard key with rounded corners and the number 0 in the middle. The freezing point of water. Someone gets from naught to sixty!
One key symbol U+31 1️⃣ One Key
Square with rounded corners and the number 1 in the middle. Looks like a keyboard key. Can be used to emphasize numerical data, e.g. year dates.
Two key symbol U+32 2️⃣ Two Key
Square with rounded corners and the number 2 in the middle. Similar to a keyboard key. Symbol of opposites, e.g. man and woman or yin and yang.
Four key symbol U+34 4️⃣ Four Key
Keyboard key with rounded corners and the number 4 in the middle. Four cardinal directions, four seasons. Stands for luck in the western world (shamrock) and is an unlucky number in Asia.
Seven key symbol U+37 7️⃣ Seven Key
Keyboard key with the number 7 in the middle. Number of days of a week. Often occurs in fairy tales, e.g. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the Valiant Little Tailor slays seven (flies) in one go.
Hashtag Emoji U+20E3 #️⃣ Keycap Number Sign
Can I mark you? Emoji represents the hash key on a keyboard. Known as the hashtag, it is used to communicate within social platforms such as Twitter and Facebook. Is also used e.g. for credit checks with the mobile phone.
Downward triangle symbol U+1F53D 🔽 Downward Button
Geometric sign with a downward pointing triangle. Can be used for navigation (down) or give more emphasis to a communication.
Right arrow Emoji U+27A1 ➡ Right Arrow
Next please! An arrow pointing to the right may refer to the next person in a group or an object. Can also indicate the direction to the chat partner.
Left arrow Whatsapp U+2B05 ⬅ Left Arrow
To the west. This arrow is used to indicate a direction. Someone is asked to look left. Often this also refers to a previously made statement.
Up arrow symbol U+2B06 ⬆ Up Arrow
The arrow indicates the direction: symbolically or literally. “Things are looking up again!“ Or “I already told you in my previous message.“
Refresh sign emoji U+1F504 🔄 Anticlockwise Open Circle Arrows
Counterclockwise rotating arrows. Can be found on the Internet to refresh the page. Can be used as a symbol for a restart or new start. Or to express that something is recurring.
Note symbol U+1F3B5 🎵 Note
Excerpt from a printed piece of music: Two eighth notes connected to a bar. Refers to a song or to listening to music, e.g. on the radio.
Music notes symbol U+1F3B6 🎶 Music notes
I love music! The music notes are part of a song and used in connection with music or singing. Someone is in a great mood singing to himself. Symbol for the pursuit of harmony.
Dollar emoji U+1F4B2 💲 Dollar sign
You’ve already got dollar signs in your eyes! Symbol of wealth and valuable things. May also refer to non (or not sufficiently) existing or lent money. Much was spent when shopping or something is quite expensive.
Dollar yen currency emoji Whatsapp U+1F4B1 💱 Currency Exchange
Emoticon with dollar and yen currency symbols with arrows. Sometimes with euro and British pound. Stands for money exchange between two currencies.
TM symbol U+2122 ™ Registered Trademark
Circle with a T and M in the middle. Writing “trademark” after a brand name comes from the US. Use cannot be made without explicit permission. Is often jokingly used in a chat with a fictitious name, e.g. tomatosauceleavesbeautifulspots'shirt™.
Copyright symbol U+A9 © Copyright Symbol
Circle with a C in the middle. The C stands for copyright. The creator's rights of a work are protected by law. Only he or she can decide on publication, distribution or duplication.
R symbol Whatsapp U+AE ® Registered Logo
Circle with an R in the middle. The R stands for registered. The labeling may only be used for registered trademarks. Trademark law thus protects goods or services from imitators.
Black wavy line smiley Whatsapp U+3030 〰 Wavy Dash
In Asian character sets, the wavy line has the same meaning as a hyphen in Latin-based standard languages.
Curly loop whatsapp emoji U+27B0 ➰ Curly Loop
The “curly loop“ originates from Japan. Looks like an astrological symbol and is also used as a secret code. Shhh, do not tell anyone!
Double curly loop Emoji U+27BF ➿ Double Curly Loop
The double “curly loop“ is known as a symbol for a toll-free number in Japan. Looks like the symbol of a cassette recorder or answering machine.
X Emoji U+2716 ✖ Heavy Multiplication X
I cannot agree with that! Emoji can be used to characterize a false statement. Is often used as a symbol for the word “against” in sport.
Infinity symbol U+267E ♾ Infinity
My love for you is eternal! The lying eight is a mathematical sign for an infinite number. Can have different meanings. Symbol for vicious circle, e.g. a snake is biting its own tail. Stands for entirety in tarot cards. Means eternal bond in friendship and love.
Eye in speech bubble Emoji U+1F441 👁️‍🗨️ Eye in Speech Bubble
The eye in the speech bubble represents the anti-bullying campaign “I Am A Witness”, which agitates against online abuse.
End arrow emoji U+1F51A 🔚 END With Left Arrow Above
The relationship is over or “The offer ends soon!“ The left-pointing arrow with the word “END“ may also ask you to go to the end of a song, a movie, etc. It can also express an emotional state, such as “I'm at the end of my tether!“
Back arrow Whatsapp U+1F519 🔙 BACK With Left Arrow
A left-pointing arrow with the word “BACK“ underneath. Can be used literally or metaphorically. “Turn around and take the other way“. Start over or return to something.
On arrow U+1F51B 🔛 On arrow
An arrow pointing to the left and to the right with the word “On“ underneath. It's business as usual or it's time to move on. The main thing is to get started, no matter which direction, because both ways bring you closer to the goal.
Top arrow Emoji U+1F51D 🔝 Top Arrow
That's TOP! Emoji literally and symbolically points upwards. Often thought of as an invitation to deal with the above again.
Soon arrow Emoji U+1F51C 🔜 Soon Arrow
I'll be right there! A sign with the word “soon” and an arrow. Something will be accomplished soon, or as soon as possible.
Tick emoji Whatsapp U+2714 ✔ Bold Tick
Consider this matter ticked off! A task has been successfully completed or all preparations have been made. Everything is fine and working perfectly.
Radio button Emoji U+1F518 🔘 Radio Button
Hey, listen to the new hit! The radio button is usually applied when talking about music. Is one of the least used symbols.
White circle Whatsapp U+26AA ⚪ White Circle
Can stand for an engagement, because the white circle's round shape resembles a ring. Symbol for asexual or genderless (gender).
Black circle symbol U+26AB ⚫ Black Circle
Picture of a perfect black circle. The geometric shape can stand for a blackout or a total eclipse. The color black usually expresses negative feelings or aversions.
Red circle Whatsapp U+1F534 🔴 Large Red Circle
The red circle is usually applied to highlight a text message. Has no negative or positive connotation. Also used as a symbol for kickball (resembling baseball).
Orange rhombus U+1F538 🔸 Small orange diamond
The world's largest orange diamond has 14.82 carats and was auctioned off in 2013 for a record EUR 30 million. Are known for their brilliancy and their brightness. Nitrogen is responsible for the orange coloration.
Blue diamond emoji U+1F539 🔹 Small Blue Diamond
The diamond stands for invincibility and purity. Blue diamonds are very rare and the best known is the Hope Diamond. It is allegedly cursed and brings misfortune to its owner.
Black square with white border U+1F533 🔳 White Square Key
The black square with the white border represents a push-button. Can also be used as a geometric shape or as a decoration.
Black medium square Whatsapp U+25FC ◼ Black Medium Square
I do not feel well today! The meaning of this square depends on the context. For example, is also used in connection with black outfits.
Loudspeaker emoji U+1F508 🔈 Loudspeaker
There has just been an announcement over the speaker! Can also refer to a conversation or to music. The emoji is often associated with nightlife.
Loudspeaker mute U+1F507 🔇 Mute speaker
Quiet now! The volume is muted. Someone is asked to be quiet or stop talking right away. Maybe someone is at the cinema or in the library and needs to mute the telephone right now.
Increase volume U+1F50A 🔊 Speaker with three sound waves
"I cannot hear you" or "That's way too loud"! The volume is not optimal and should be adjusted accordingly. Icon on technical devices to increase the volume.
Bell Whatsapp U+1F514 🔔 Bell
I will get back to you later! The golden bell symbolizes notifications on cell phones or stands for ringtones. Can also be used as a Christmas bell.
Crossed bell U+1F515 🔕 Bell with slash
The phone is muted! The crossed-out bell can be a hint. Someone is in a quiet area, e.g. a cinema or library, and needs to mute the cell phone.
Megaphone Whatsapp U+1F4E3 📣 Megaphone
Let's go, team! Be it to cheer someone on at a sports event, at demonstrations or for announcements of the police or fire department. The funnel shape directs the sound, thus making spoken words understandable over long distances.
Public loudspeaker U+1F4E2 📢 Speaker for public announcements
I have an announcement to make! A loudspeaker used to make announcements in public areas, e.g. on sports fields or at events.
Speech bubble emoji Whatsapp U+1F4AC 💬 Speech Balloon
We need to talk about it! Speech bubble smiley with three dots. Can also mean: Just a second, I'm in a conversation at the moment.
Thought bubble smiley Whatsapp U+1F4AD 💭 Thought Balloon
In comics, the thought bubble indicates that the character is thinking. Can point to an inner dialogue, a procedure must be considered or a decision yet to be made. Represents daydreaming ...
Speech bubble shouting U+1F5EF 🗯️ Angry speech bubble
Gosh darn it, where are you? In comics, the serrated edge of the speech bubble indicates loud, furious speech. Someone is screaming, upset or arguing.
Spade Suit Emoji U+2660 ♠ Spade Suit
I still have an ace up my sleeve! Is mostly used in conjunction with poker and card games. In bridge, the spade is the most valuable symbol, in skat the second most valuable.
Black clover U+2663 ♣‍️ Clubs playing card
The symbol of the clubs playing card is a trifoliate cloverleaf. Refers to card games, mostly poker. Be it an invitation to a cozy round at home or a trip to a casino. The trifoliate clover also symbolizes the unity of body, mind and soul.
Hearts playing card Whatsapp U+2665 ♥ Heart Suit
One of the four colors in the card game. Generally, the heart represents feelings and love relationships. Opportunities should be seized and risks taken.
Diamonds emoji U+2666 ♦‍️ Diamonds playing card
Fancy a round of poker? Diamonds is a color value on the French hand. Cards are also used for soothsaying, with diamonds being a sign of blessing and material wealth.
Joker playing card Whatsapp U+1F0CF 🃏 Joker Playing Card
I still have a joker up my sleeve! The Joker occurs in various games and can replace any card. Usually a court jester is pictured, hiding his face behind a mask.
Flower card symbol U+1F3B4 🎴 Japanese Flower Card
Japanese playing cards (Hanafuda) with floral motifs. For each month there are different cards with different values, a total of 48 cards. The full moon card is assigned to the month of August.
18 Emoji U+1F51E 🔞 No One Under Eighteen
A warning sign with the crossed number 18. Caution! Only adults are welcome here!
No smoking Whatsapp U+1F6AD 🚭 No Smoking
Smoking is not allowed here or I quit smoking! In places with this sign you must not reach for a cigarette. Among other reasons, non-smoking-rules serve to protect against health impairments of present people.