☪️ Meaning – Star and Crescent Emoji

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The image of a crescent moon and a star placed next to it is a symbol often associated with the religion of Islam. This symbol can be found on the flags of many countries such as Algeria, Azerbaijan, Malaysia, Pakistan and Turkey. Star and Crescent Emoji can mean "I am a follower of Islam." or "I am born in Turkey!".

The Star and Crescent Emoji appeared in 1993, and also known as the Islamic Emoji. Sometimes it is mentioned as the Crescent Moon Emoji.

Star and Crescent Emoji, Apple style
Apple
Star and Crescent Emoji, Microsoft style
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Star and Crescent Emoji, Emoji One style
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Star and Crescent Emoji, Facebook style
Facebook Messenger
Star and Crescent Emoji, LG style
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Star and Crescent Emoji details

Symbol to copy
Uncode codepoint
U+262A U+FE0F
Unicode name
Star and Crescent
Category
Symbols / Religion Symbols
Keywords
islam, Muslim, religion, muslim
Windows Alt-code
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Decimal HTML Entity
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Hex HTML Entity
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UTF-16 hex
0x262A 0xFE0F
Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_and_crescent
Version
Unicode 1.1
Year
1993 (see all emoji of 1993)

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How to type Star and Crescent Emoji

There are number of methods to type Star and Crescent 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 Star and Crescent 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 ;-)

Star and Crescent Emoji HTML-entities

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