This is a list of notable and commonly used emoticonsor textual portrayals of a writer's moods or facial expressions in the form of icons. "Really emoticon" recent times, graphical icons, both static and animated, have joined the traditional text-based emoticons; these are commonly known as emoji.
Emoticons can generally be divided into three groups: Really emoticon mainly from America and Europe or horizontal though not all are in that orientation ; Eastern or vertical mainly from east Asia ; and 2channel style originally used on 2channel and other Japanese message boards.
The most common explanation for these different styles is that in the East, the eyes play the primary role in facial expressions, in the West, the whole face tends to be used.
Western style emoticons are mostly written from left to right as though the head is rotated counter-clockwise 90 degrees.
One will most commonly see the eyes on the left, followed by the nose often not included and then the mouth. Typically, a colon is used for the eyes of Really emoticon face, unless winking, in which case a semicolon is used.
However, an equals sign, a number 8, or Really emoticon capital letter B are also used to indicate normal eyes, widened eyes, or those with glasses, respectively. Symbols for the mouth vary, e. Eastern emoticons generally are not rotated sideways, and may include non-Latin characters to allow for additional complexity. These emoticons first arose in Japan, where they are referred to as kaomoji literally "face characters".
A number of Eastern emoticons were originally developed on the Japanese discussion Really emoticon 2channel. Some of these are wider made up of more characters than usual kaomoji, or extend over multiple lines of text.
Many use characters from other character sets besides Japanese and Latin. Many emoticons are included as characters in the Unicode standard, in the Miscellaneous Symbols block, the Emoticons block, and the Supplemental Symbols and Pictographs block. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article contains special characters. Without proper rendering supportyou Really emoticon see question marks, boxes, or other symbols.
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Laughing,  big grin,   laugh with glasses,  or wide-eyed surprise . Very happy or double chin .
Frown   sad,  angry,  pouting. Tears of happiness .
Horrordisgustsadnessgreat dismay   right to left. Surprise shock,   yawn . Wink   smirk  . Skepticalannoyed, undecided, uneasy, hesitant .
Straight face  no expression, indecision . Embarrassed,  blushing . Sealed lips or wearing braces,  tongue-tied . Angel,    saint,  innocent. Evil,  devilish . Partied all Really emoticon . Scepticism, disbelief, or disapproval  . Elvis Presley Really emoticon . Fish, something's fishy,  Christian fish . Horror, disgust, sadness, great dismay  . Surprise,  shock,   yawn . The "Lenny Face", named and popularized on 4chan .
Nervous, embarrassed,  troubled, shy,  sweat drop . Joyful   . Kowtow as sign of respect, or dogeza for apology  .
Really emoticon, crying   . Giggling with hand covering mouth . Laughing, cheerful  . Headphones, listening to music .
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Blowing a kiss . Studying is good . Cup of tea . The "O"s represent head on the ground, "T" or "r" forms the torso, and "S" or "z" the legs. Kowtow as a sign of respect, or dogeza for apology . Peace of mind . Yelling, or panting . Surprised, or loudmouthed . Don't know the answer . Jog someone's cheek . Flash of intuition . Depressed, unsatisfied based on indifferent .
Sliding on belly, "whooaaa!!! Discharged drug-in-brain, goofing around, "A-HYA! Happy expressions, dancing to the music .
Extreme Distaste, meant to appear as an exaggerated grimace .