The Deaf Person: Medium Skin Tone emoji is a modifier sequence combining 🧏 Deaf Person and 🏽 Medium Skin Tone. These display as a single emoji on supported platforms.
Deaf Person: Medium Skin Tone was added to Emoji 12.0 in 2019.
The 🧏🏽 emote, or "Deaf Person: Medium Skin Tone" emote, depicts a person with medium skin tone gesturing in American Sign Language (ASL) by placing their index finger on their cheek and their thumb on their chin. It is commonly used to represent the deaf community and to indicate that someone is listening attentively or paying close attention.
- Friendliness & Warmth:
"My Deaf friend 🧏🏽 always greets me with a warm smile and a hug."
- Excitement & Happiness:
"I'm so thrilled to meet my new Deaf colleague 🧏🏽!"
- Hope & Optimism:
"I have hope for a future where Deaf individuals 🧏🏽 have equal access to all aspects of society."