✍️ Writing Hand Emoji

✍️ Copy & Paste

Google (Noto Color Emoji - Unicode 15.1)

Noto Color Emoji (Unicode 15.1)

✍️ Meaning

The "writing hand" emoji ✍️ depicts a human hand holding a writing instrument, such as a pen or pencil, and writing.

This emoji is often used to express that someone is in the process of writing something, working on a written task, or signing a document. It can signify a reminder to complete paperwork, take notes, or that someone is working on an essay or other form of writing.

Text examples:

  • Just finishing up my essay on climate change, I've been at it for hours ✍️📚
  • I'm in the zone! Drafting my new novel ✍️📖💡
  • Have you taken any notes for the exam? Wanna share them with me? ✍️🤓

Unicode CLDR emoji annotations:

Short name: writing hand

Keywords: hand | write | writing hand

This emoji is also known as:

  • Writing Emoji

Categories: 🗳️ Election, 👏 Hands

The ✍️ emoji is often associated with the following emojis:

✍️ Images


Noto Color Emoji 15.1

Google (Noto Color Emoji - Unicode 15.1)

Noto Emoji 15.0

Google (Noto Emoji - Unicode 15.0)

OpenMoji 15.0

OpenMoji 15.0
Twitter / X

Twemoji 14.0

Twitter / X (Twemoji 14.0)

✍️ Support
Android 6.0.1+

✍️ Skin Tone Versions

✍️ Image History


Android 4.3 Jelly Bean:
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Android 9.0 Pie:
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Android 12L:

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


FxEmojis 1.7.9:


OpenMoji 13.1:
OpenMoji 14.0:

Twitter / X

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

✍️ Translate: Writing Hand Emoji in other languages

Arabicيد تكتب
Chinese (Traditional)
Frenchmain qui écrit
Germanschreibende Hand
Hindiलिखता हुआ हाथ
Italianmano che scrive
Korean글을 쓰고 있는 손
Portugueseescrevendo à mão
Spanishmano escribiendo
Turkishyazı yazan el
✍️ emoji in over 100 languages
Source: Unicode Common Locale Data Repository (CLDR) v43

✍️ Unicode Data
Unicode Code Point(s): U+270D
Variation Selector-16: U+FE0F
Unicode VersionUnicode 1.1
Emoji VersionEmoji 1.0

✍️ Codes
Shortcode (Discord):writing_hand:
Shortcode (GitHub):writing_hand:
Shortcode (Slack):writing_hand:
HTML Dec✍️
HTML Hex✍️
CSS\270D \FE0F
C, C++ & Python\u270D\uFE0F
Java, JavaScript & JSON\u270D\uFE0F
PHP & Ruby\u{270D}\u{FE0F}
URL Escape Code%E2%9C%8D%EF%B8%8F