Meaning: An emoji showing a human right hand with a fully open palm reaching to the left. This emoji is available in all skin tones though it appears as a neutral yellow hand.
The Leftward Hand emoji adds to the list of “directional or navigational emojis” since it points in a defined direction; the left or the west in this case. This emoji may also symbolize a “helping hand”, a hand going in for a handshake, or a hand generally reaching to touch.
🚨 Please Note: This is an upcoming emoji currently in draft status. It is not available on any device as of yet. This emoji is expected to be released as part of Unicode 14.0 in the year 2022.
How and When to Use the Leftward Hand Emoji
- A leftward hand is different from 👈 Left Pointing Finger. Here, the entire right hand is moving to the left, suggesting a hand-shake. If you’re virtually offering one, you can use this emoji.
- Similarly, you can use this emoji while responding to an approaching handshake as well. Like, “Hehe, yeah totally with you (this emoji)”.
- You may use this emoji while talking about helping as it translates to a helping hand. For instance, “We all gotta be there for each other, man. This ain’t the time to sulk over your differences”.
- You could also apply this emoji in the manner of asking or reaching out for help.
- If you’re trying to virtually touch someone, then, you can use this emoji. For example, “Lemme hold you”.
- Generally, this emoji can be used to say “Go left”, “Turn left” or “Look to your left”, or even “To the west”.
- Helping Hand
- Right Hand Going for a Handshake
- Right Hand Tag
- Touching With the Right Hand
- Patting With Right Hand
- Pushing Hand
- Hand Reaching Out
- Go Left