👇 Meaning – Backhand Index Pointing Down Emoji


This icon shows a yellow hand pointing its index finger down with the backhand facing front. This icon implores the reader to “look” at the incoming text below it, largely used for dramatic purposes. It could also mean not feeling good, spirits are low, or used in response to symbolically imply the word ”low” or “down”. It’s mostly used in a negative context.

The Backhand Index Pointing Down Emoji appeared in 2010, and now is mainly known as the Finger Pointing Down Emoji.

Finger Pointing Down Emoji, Apple style
Finger Pointing Down Emoji, Microsoft style
Backhand Index Pointing Down Emoji, Samsung style
Browser / Native
Backhand Index Pointing Down Emoji, Emoji One style
Emoji One
Finger Pointing Down Emoji, Facebook style
Facebook Messenger
Backhand Index Pointing Down Emoji, LG style
ASCII Emoticon

Finger Pointing Down Emoji details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
Unicode name
Backhand Index Pointing Down
Smileys & People / Body
backhand, down, finger, hand, point, body, index
Windows Alt-code
Decimal HTML Entity
Hex HTML Entity
UTF-16 hex
0xD83D 0xDC47
Unicode 6.0
2010 (see all emoji of 2010)

👇 emoji variants

🌐 Finger Pointing Down Emoji translations

LanguageCLDR NameKeywords
Deutschnach unten weisender Zeigefingerabwärts, Finger, Handrückseite
Françaismain avec index pointant vers le basbas, doigt, index, main
Русскийуказывающий вниз палецвниз, палец, указательный
Españoldorso de mano con índice hacia abajoabajo, apuntar, dedo, mano
Italianoindice abbassatodito abbassato, dito in giù, dito indice, indice in giù
Portuguêsdorso da mão com dedo indicador apontando para baixocostas da mão, dedo, dedo apontado para baixo, dedo indicador
Polskidłoń z palcem wskazującym w dółdół, na dół, palec, w dół, wskazujący

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How to type Backhand Index Pointing Down Emoji

There are number of methods to type Finger Pointing Down Emoji. Easiest way is to copy & paste, but other methods, like windows alt-codes and HTML-entities (for web sites) are also popular enough.

You may use this Copy and Paste Emoji List to copy/type emoji one-by-one or this Online Emoji Keyboard to write all your message at one time and copy it when finished.

Copy and paste 👇 emoji

It's very easy to get Backhand Index Pointing Down Emoji both on computer and mobile without any emoji keyboard installed. All you need is to select, copy and paste this symbol: . Select this like a regular text, and copy to the clipboard. After doing that, switch to another website or application and paste emoji using context menu or keyboard. Hint: use Ctrl/Cmd+C keys to copy, and Ctrl/Cmd+V to paste emoji.

Even if emoji symbol or smiley looks like a black square or question mark, it most probably will be converted into appropriate image by web site or application where you paste it.

To avoid misunderstandings, first carefully read 👇 meaning and look at 👇 pictures before sending it to somebody: some emoji don't mean what you think they mean ;-)

Finger Pointing Down Emoji HTML-entities

HTML entites are intended for using on websites. You can put Backhand Index Pointing Down Emoji html entity code in decimal or hexadecimal form right in your message, and it will be translated into graphical representation of Finger Pointing Down Emoji after you submit.

👇 emoji Alt-codes for Windows

It's easy to type emoji or any other Unicode character with code value up to U+0ffff by it's alt-code in MS Windows. Here are instructions.

  1. Press and hold Alt key on keyboard.
  2. Hit the Plus (+) button on numeric keypad.
  3. Type the hexadecimal Unicode value digit-by-digit
  4. Now release the Alt key and you'll see your character.

Note 1. This method works only for unicode codepoints U+0ffff and bellow.

Note 2. If this trick does not work, you should check some settings in your Windows Registry. If you don't know what the Registry is, please don't try this! Run regedit.exe and navigate to the HKEY_Current_User/Control Panel/Input Method branch. Add EnableHexNumpad key with type of REG_SZ and set it to "1". You may need to log off and back on to enable this input type.

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