Unicode 8 New Characters

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Unicode 8.0.0 is released on June 17, 2015.

Unicode 8.0 adds a total of 7,716 characters, encompassing six new scripts and many new symbols, as well as character additions to several existing scripts. Notable character additions include the following:

Unicode 8 New Emoji

smilies

๐Ÿค— ๐Ÿค” ๐Ÿ™„ ๐Ÿค ๐Ÿค“ ๐Ÿ™ƒ ๐Ÿค‘ ๐Ÿค’ ๐Ÿค• ๐Ÿค–

[see Unicode Emoji ๐Ÿ˜„]

skin tones

๐Ÿป ๐Ÿผ ๐Ÿฝ ๐Ÿพ ๐Ÿฟ

hand

๐Ÿค˜

[see Hand Emoji ๐Ÿ‘]

animals

๐Ÿฆ ๐Ÿฆ„ ๐Ÿฆƒ ๐Ÿฆ€ ๐Ÿฆ‚

[see Animal Emoji ๐Ÿฐ]

[see Insects Emoji ๐Ÿž]

food

๐Ÿง€ ๐ŸŒญ ๐ŸŒฎ ๐ŸŒฏ ๐Ÿฟ ๐Ÿพ

[see Food Emoji ๐Ÿบ]

sports

๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ’ ๐Ÿ“ ๐Ÿธ ๐Ÿน

[see Sports Emoji โšฝ]

places

๐Ÿ•Œ ๐Ÿ• ๐Ÿ•‹ ๐Ÿ›

[see Places Emoji ๐Ÿจ]

things

๐Ÿบ ๐Ÿ•Ž ๐Ÿ“ฟ

[see Things Emoji ๐Ÿ”ช]

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Try โ€œheart faceโ€ (without quotes), or 9829, or U+1f60d, or paste emoji ๐Ÿ˜‚. (If nothing happens, try Unicode Search for old browser)

Reference

http://www.unicode.org/versions/Unicode8.0.0/

Unicode Versions

  1. Unicode 11
  2. Unicode 10
  3. Unicode 9
  4. Unicode 8
  5. Unicode 7

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