Prayer Emoji or High Five Emoji🙏?

Emojis — ideograms or smileys — used in electronic messages have become part of many people’s everyday lives across the globe. They are used frequently in messaging and on social media. Some might get you confused especially the High Five or Prayer Emoji 🙏.

People also ask If Its High Five or Prayer Emoji

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Is it a high five or prayer Emoji?
Is 🙏 a high five?

I had to run a poll on twitter to know whether people thought this was a High Five emoji or a Prayer Emoji.

The emoji has been widely used across social media as a symbol of prayer. However, some users have given it a different meaning; a high five — a hand gesture that occurs when two people simultaneously raise one hand each.

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According to Emojipedia, This Emoji has two hands placed firmly together   🙏 , meaning please or thank you in Japanese culture. A common alternative use for this emoji is for prayer, using the same gesture as praying hands. 

A search of the high five on my keyboard emojis and the prayer emoji shows the 🙏 is a high five or highfive emoji.

This High Five or Prayer Emoji is Also Known As

  • 🙏 Namaste
  • 🙏 Please
  • 🙏 Prayer
  • 🙏 Thank You

The Emoji might appear differently on other devices but still holds the same meaning.

High Five Emoji on Other Phones
High Five Emoji on Other Phones

This Emoji can still have different meanings just as there is a contextual meaning for some words in sentences as their original meaning. So one can still use this emoji as a sign of prayer or gratitude depending on the conversation but per the original meaning of the emoji, it is not a prayer emoji but a High Five Emoji.

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