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Emoji=絵文字

Did anyone know that emoji is a Japanese word meaning smiley?

November 16, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HatchedSylveon

... It doesn't mean "smiley." It literally means "picture letter/picture character." 絵 means "drawing/picture." 文字 means "letter/character."

These days, Emoji is mostly a technology term referring to certain Unicode characters, many of which aren't smilies.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SundiataSh

Emoji means pictograph.

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