*️⃣ Keycap: * Emoji

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Google (Noto Color Emoji - Unicode 15.1)
Google

Noto Color Emoji (Unicode 15.1)


*️⃣ Meaning

The "*️⃣" emoji depicts a keycap of an asterisk "*". It is commonly used to represent a star key on a phone keypad or keyboard. The asterisk often signifies a footnote, multiplication, a wildcard for searches, or to censor words in informal text communication.

Text examples:

  • I loved the book, but there's an interesting twist in the plot*. *️⃣See footnote for details.
  • Use the search pattern 'book*️⃣' to find any words starting with "book".
  • I can't believe you said ****️⃣️⃣️⃣️⃣! (when censoring offensive language)

Unicode CLDR emoji annotations:

Short name: keycap: *

Keywords: keycap


This emoji is also known as:

  • Asterisk Emoji

Categories: 1️⃣ Keycaps


The *️⃣ emoji is often associated with the following emojis:
🧮📱☎️⌨️👆

*️⃣ Images

Google

Noto Color Emoji 15.1

Google (Noto Color Emoji - Unicode 15.1)
Google

Noto Emoji 15.0

Google (Noto Emoji - Unicode 15.0)
OpenMoji

OpenMoji 15.0

OpenMoji 15.0
Twitter / X

Twemoji 14.0

Twitter / X (Twemoji 14.0)

*️⃣ Support
Google
Android 6.0.1+

*️⃣ Image History

Google

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean:
Android 4.4 KitKat:
Android 5.1 Lollipop:
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow:
Android 7.1.1 Nougat:
Android 8.0 Oreo:
Android 9.0 Pie:
Android 10.0:
Android 11.0:
Android 12L:

Noto Emoji 15.0:
Noto Color Emoji 15.0:
Noto Color Emoji 15.1:

Mozilla

FxEmojis 1.7.9:

OpenMoji

OpenMoji 13.1:
OpenMoji 14.0:

Twitter / X

Twemoji 2.3:
Twemoji 12.1.5:
Twemoji 13.1:
Twemoji 14.0:



*️⃣ Translate: Keycap: * Emoji in other languages

LanguageShortname
Arabicمفتاح: *
Chinese按键: *
Chinese (Traditional)按鍵: *
Frenchtouches : *
GermanTaste: *
Hindiकीकैप: *
Italiantasto: *
Japanese囲み数字: *
Korean키 캡: *
Portuguesetecla: *
SpanishTeclas: *
Turkishtuş: *
*️⃣ emoji in over 100 languages
Source: Unicode Common Locale Data Repository (CLDR) v43

*️⃣ Unicode Data
Unicode Code Point(s)*: U+2A
Variation Selector-16: U+FE0F
: U+20E3
Emoji VersionEmoji 3.0

*️⃣ Codes
Shortcode (Discord):asterisk:
Shortcode (GitHub):asterisk:
Shortcode (Slack):keycap_star:
HTML Dec*️⃣
HTML Hex*️⃣
CSS*\FE0F \20E3
C, C++ & Python*\uFE0F\u20E3
Java, JavaScript & JSON*\uFE0F\u20E3
Perl*\x{FE0F}\x{20E3}
PHP & Ruby*\u{FE0F}\u{20E3}
Punycodexn--*-2sn
URL Escape Code%2A%EF%B8%8F%E2%83%A3
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