These emojis symbols are able to communicate their meaning without language. There are symbols in emoji form for things such as “no smoking”, “wheelchair accessible”, and “gender neutral restroom”, which do not require words in order to communicate their meaning. The meanings of many of these emojis are universal.
A good number of these emojis relate to airports and travel, because airports are places where information needs to be communicated to people even where there is a language barrier. There are emojis related to passport control, customs, and baggage claim.
There are many emoji arrows pointing in various directions, which can be used to make connections between things without needing words. There are emoji symbols related to religion, beliefs, and identity. And emojis related to the buttons you might find on phones, DVD players, and remote controls -- such as fast forward and eject.
Explore below to learn more about the many emoji symbols that are available -- from blood types, to shapes, to mathematical symbols. You can learn what these symbols mean, and preview how they are rendered on various platforms. You can also discover other related emojis.