🛑 Meaning – Stop Sign


The image of a red, octagonal sign is the emoji that represents the signal to stop in many countries. It generally is related to traffic rules, but it can be used in other contexts as well. Stop Sign can mean "Stop right there and don't mention another word about this!" or "You have to stop the car here!".

The Stop Sign appeared in 2016, and also known as the Stop Symbol. Sometimes it is mentioned as the a Stop Sign.

Stop Sign, Apple style
Stop Sign, Microsoft style
Stop Sign, Samsung style
Browser / Native
Stop Sign, Emoji One style
Emoji One
Stop Sign, Facebook style
Facebook Messenger
ASCII Emoticon

Stop Sign details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
Unicode name
Stop Sign
Travel & Places / Ground Transport
sign, stop
Windows Alt-code
Decimal HTML Entity
Hex HTML Entity
UTF-16 hex
0xD83D 0xDED1
Unicode 9.0
2016 (see all emoji of 2016)

🌐 Stop Sign translations

LanguageCLDR NameKeywords
DeutschStoppschildachteckig, Schild, Stopp
Русскийзнак «стоп»восьмиугольник, знак, остановка, стоп
Españolseñal de stopoctágono, parada, señal, stop
Italianosegnale di stopottagonale, segnale, stop
Portuguêssinal de parepare, sinal
Polskiznak stopustop, znak, znak drogowy

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How to type Stop Sign

There are number of methods to type Stop Sign. 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 Stop Sign 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 ;-)

Stop Sign HTML-entities

HTML entites are intended for using on websites. You can put Stop Sign html entity code in decimal or hexadecimal form right in your message, and it will be translated into graphical representation of Stop Sign 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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