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The following emoji characters are candidates for inclusion in a future version of Unicode. These characters are not final! The characters were based on proposals received by the Unicode Consortium, reviewed by the Unicode Emoji Subcommittee, and selected on the basis of the Emoji Selection Factors in Submitting Emoji Proposals. That page also describes the Process and Timeline for proposals.

See also Provisional Candidates.

Background

Provisional candidates are subject to prioritization, and may not included be in the next release of Unicode. Temporary IDs are assigned, not code points. Draft candidates are “short-listed”, and have been assigned draft code points, but are still subject to change or removal. Final candidates will be in the next release of Unicode, but do not have final code points or properties.

The Attributes column contains provisional information about the candidate:

The count of new variants is in the Other Keywords column, such as “➕ 5 Ⓒ ‧ 🏿”. The abbreviations and symbols are documented in Emoji Counts Key, and the symbol meanings can be seen by hovering with a mouse. Where the last Sample cell is marked with the symbol ➕, there is a row for an pre-existing character that has new gender and/or modifier variants. For example, ➕ 5 Ⓒ ‧ 🏿 means that additional 5 skintone variants on the original character are added, and ➕ 20 Ⓩ ‧ 🏿 means 20 zwj sequences are added, used to compose two other characters with a skintone on each.

Feedback on the CLDR Short Name, Keywords, ordering, and category is welcome.

When looking at the linked proposals for candidates or accepted characters it is important to keep two points in mind:

  1. New proposals must follow the form in Submitting Emoji Proposals. This form may have changed since earlier proposals were submitted.
  2. The UTC may accept a proposal for reasons other than those stated in the proposal, and does not necessarily endorse or consider relevant all of the proposed reasons.
Smileys & Emotion
face-smiling
Code Sample CLDR Short Name Other Keywords Attributes Proposal
1 X1FAE0 🫠 melting face disappear | dissolve | liquid | melt > 🙃 L2/20‑072
face-hand
2 X1FAE2 🫢 face with open eyes and hand over mouth amazement | awe | disbelief | embarrass | scared | surprise > 🤭 (1F92D) L2/19‑304
3 X1FAE3 🫣 face with peeking eye captivated | peep | stare > 🤭 (1F92D) L2/19‑378
4 X1FAE1 🫡 saluting face ok | salute | sunny | troops | yes > 🤔 L2/19‑400, L2/19‑396
face-neutral-skeptical
5 X1FAE5 🫥 dotted line face depressed | disappear | hide | introvert | invisible > 😶 L2/20‑223
face-concerned
6 X1FAE4 🫤 face with diagonal mouth disappointed | meh | skeptical | unsure > 😕 L2/20‑219
7 X1F979 🥹 face holding back tears angry | cry | proud | resist | sad > 🥺 (1F97A) L2/20‑064
People & Body
hand-fingers-open
Code Sample CLDR Short Name Other Keywords Attributes Proposal
8 X1FAF1 🫱 rightwards hand hand | right | rightward
➕ 5 Ⓒ ‧ 🏿
> 🖖
∈ modifier_base
L2/19‑265
9 X1FAF2 🫲 leftwards hand hand | left | leftward
➕ 5 Ⓒ ‧ 🏿
> 🖖
∈ modifier_base
L2/19‑265
10 X1FAF3 🫳 palm down hand dismiss | drop | shoo
➕ 5 Ⓒ ‧ 🏿
> 🖖
∈ modifier_base
L2/20‑213
11 X1FAF4 🫴 palm up hand beckon | catch | come | offer
➕ 5 Ⓒ ‧ 🏿
> 🖖
∈ modifier_base
L2/20‑213
hand-fingers-partial
12 X1FAF0 🫰 hand with index finger and thumb crossed expensive | heart | love | money | snap
➕ 5 Ⓒ ‧ 🏿
> 🤞
∈ modifier_base
L2/19‑327
hand-single-finger
13 X1FAF5 🫵 index pointing at the viewer point | you
➕ 5 Ⓒ ‧ 🏿
> ☝️
∈ modifier_base
L2/20‑212
hands
14 X1FAF6 🫶 heart hands love
➕ 5 Ⓒ ‧ 🏿
> 🙌
∈ modifier_base
L2/20‑211
15 1F91D ➕ handshake agreement | hand | handshake | meeting | shake
➕ 5 Ⓒ ‧ 🏿
∈ modifier_base L2/19‑370, L2/15‑054
16 X1FAF1 200D X1FAF2 ➕ handshake
➕ 20 Ⓩ ‧ 🏿
MISSING
body-parts
17 X1FAE6 🫦 biting lip anxious | fear | flirting | nervous | uncomfortable | worried > 👄 L2/19‑219
person-role
18 X1FAC5 🫅 person with crown monarch | noble | regal | royalty
➕ 5 Ⓒ ‧ 🏿
> 👷‍♀️
∈ modifier_base
L2/20‑189
19 X1FAC3 🫃 pregnant man belly | bloated | full | pregnant
➕ 5 Ⓒ ‧ 🏿
> 🤰
∈ modifier_base
L2/20‑190
20 X1FAC4 🫄 pregnant person belly | bloated | full | pregnant
➕ 5 Ⓒ ‧ 🏿
> 🤰
∈ modifier_base
L2/20‑190
person-fantasy
21 X1F9CC 🧌 troll fairy tale | fantasy | monster > 🧟 (1F9DF) L2/19‑399, L2/19‑232
Animals & Nature
animal-marine
Code Sample CLDR Short Name Other Keywords Attributes Proposal
22 X1FAB8 🪸 coral ocean | reef > 🐚 L2/20‑220
plant-flower
23 X1FAB7 🪷 lotus Buddhism | flower | Hinduism | India | purity | Vietnam > 💮 L2/19‑371
plant-other
24 X1FAB9 🪹 empty nest nesting > 🍃 L2/20‑217
25 X1FABA 🪺 nest with eggs nesting > 🍃 L2/20‑217
Food & Drink
food-vegetable
Code Sample CLDR Short Name Other Keywords Attributes Proposal
26 X1FAD8 🫘 beans food | kidney | legume > 🥜 L2/20‑226
drink
27 X1FAD7 🫗 pouring liquid drink | empty | glass | spill > 🥃 L2/20‑065
dishware
28 X1FAD9 🫙 jar condiment | container | empty | sauce | store > 🔪 L2/20‑222
Travel & Places
place-other
Code Sample CLDR Short Name Other Keywords Attributes Proposal
29 X1F6DD 🛝 playground slide amusement park | play > 🎠 L2/20‑215
transport-ground
30 X1F6DE 🛞 wheel circle | tire | turn > ⛽ L2/20‑216
transport-water
31 X1F6DF 🛟 ring buoy float | life preserver | life saver | rescue | safety > ⚓ L2/20‑224
Activities
game
Code Sample CLDR Short Name Other Keywords Attributes Proposal
32 X1FAAC 🪬 hamsa amulet | Fatima | hand | Mary | Miriam | protection > 🧿 (1F9FF) L2/20‑218
33 X1FAA9 🪩 mirror ball dance | disco | glitter | party > 🪅 (1FA85) L2/19‑310
Objects
computer
Code Sample CLDR Short Name Other Keywords Attributes Proposal
34 X1FAAB 🪫 low battery electronic | low energy > 🔋 L2/19‑316
medical
35 X1FA7C 🩼 crutch cane | disability | hurt | mobility aid | stick > 🩹 (1FA79) L2/19‑379
36 X1FA7B 🩻 x-ray bones | doctor | medical | skeleton > 🩺 (1FA7A) L2/20‑214
household
37 X1FAE7 🫧 bubbles burp | clean | soap | underwater > 🧼 (1F9FC) L2/19‑311
other-object
38 X1FAAA 🪪 identification card credentials | ID | license | security > 🪧 (1FAA7) L2/20‑221
Symbols
math
Code Sample CLDR Short Name Other Keywords Attributes Proposal
39 X1F7F0 🟰 heavy equals sign equality | math > ➗ L2/20‑225

Emoji Counts

For a key to the format of the table, see Emoji Counts Key.

StructureSmileys & EmotionPeople & BodyComponentAnimals & NatureFood & DrinkTravel & PlacesActivitiesObjectsSymbolsFlagsTotal
71243325137
Ⓒ ‧ 🏿5555
Ⓩ ‧ 🏿2020
Total78704332510112