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🤲 Palms Up Together emoji

[ pahms uhp tuh-geth-er ih-moh-jee ]

The Palms Up Together emoji 🤲 depicts two hands positioned close together with open palms facing upwards. It is commonly used to represent praying or begging.

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Where does 🤲 Palms Up Together emoji come from?

The Palms Up Together emoji 🤲 was approved under Unicode 10.0 in 2017. On all major platforms, the emoji depicts a pair of yellow hands close together opened with empty palms facing upwards. Depending on the platform, the hands may appear stylized or realistic. On supported platforms, the hands can be customized with various skin tones.

The Palms Up Together emoji 🤲 is often used to represent praying. In particular, the emoji is used to specifically refer to asking God (or other divine being or spiritual force) for help. The gesture depicted by the hands in the emoji highly resembles that used while performing dua, an an important prayer of supplication in Islam. Because of this, the Palms Up Together emoji 🤲 is often specifically used by Muslims to refer to praying to God or asking for God’s help. When used by either Muslims or people of other faiths, the use of the Palms Up Together emoji 🤲 overlaps with the Folded Hands emoji 🙏, and the two may appear together.

Examples of 🤲 Palms Up Together emoji

Lord please give us the Brazil-Argentina final we deserve 🤲
@khaled74, July 5, 2021
Guys please pray for my dad, He has showed symptoms of Fever, cough and Cold. He is in isolation now. Pray for his well being and Speedy Recovery.🤲 May Almighty ease our sufferings!
@NasirKhuehami, April 26, 2021

Who uses 🤲 Palms Up Together emoji?

The Palms Up Together emoji 🤲 is often used to refer to praying or asking God or other such deities or forces for help.

The Palms Up Together emoji 🤲 is also used when begging for something.

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