raising hands ๐Ÿ™Œ

Throw up your hands in celebration, enjoy someone elseโ€™s success, express that joyful sentiment with the Raising Hands emoji! This emoji shows two hands held up in the air with small rays. Made up of a combination of two sets of hand up emoji,the Raising Hands emoji is often used as a sign of celebration or success. It is also known as the โ€œyay emoji, or โ€œyes emoji,โ€ due to the fact that when one throws their hands in the air, one of the most popular phrases uttered is either a โ€œyay,โ€ or a “yes.โ€

In certain situations, netizens prefer the name thank you emoji as opposed to Raising Hands emoji, because raising oneโ€™s hands in the air is also a sign of acceptance and gratitude. Moreover, in some countries, the raising of hands is a spiritual gesture, the lifting of hands is an act of praise and thanks to God.

This emoji comes in several skin tone variations to match the receiver or sender of the message. They are, Light Skin Tone Raising Hands, Medium-Light Skin Tone Raising Hands, Medium Skin Tone Raising Hands, Medium-Dark Skin Tone Raising Hands, and Dark Skin Tone Raising Hands emojis.

๐Ÿ™Œ Raising Hands is a fully-qualified emoji as part of Unicode 6.0 which was introduced in 2010.

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This Raising Hands Is Also Known As:

hands emoji

hands up emoji

arms in the air emoji

praise hands

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Raising Hands Emoji History

Raising Hands Emoji is created in the year 2010.

Raising Hands Emoji Unicode Data