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Snail

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Nature Category

Snail

Caracól

• fifth of the signs of the Asian zodiac, used in Kazakhstan

A snail is a small creature that are typically thought of as having a spirally-shaped shell. Snails move very slowly. The well known speed characteristic of a snail makes this emoji a popular choice when someone or something is taking a long time. Escargot is French for snail. Cook garlic, butter and snail and you have a French appetizer, escargot. Bon appetite!

Change Log

October 2011 Emoji added to iOS 5.1 keyboard

Emoji General Information

Twitter Emoji Popularity (Rank) 492 of 846
Twitter Emoji Popularity iOS 8 516 of 846
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ASCII Conversion
"Short Code" Name :snail:
Keywords Snail, Slow, Escargot, French, Appetizer

Unicode Category Information

Unicode Category Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs
Unicode Range 1F300–1F5FF
Unicode Subcategory Animal Symbols

Proposed Unicode Information & Notes

Unicode Category Human/living Things
Unicode Subcategory Animal Symbols
Names & Annotations SNAIL * fifth of the signs of the Asian zodiac, used in Kazakhstan
Symbol Information U+1F40C proposed
Proposal Identifier e-1B9

Character Mapping/Crosswalk Notes

DoCoMo  #Exp.67 'Snail' かたつむり 「katatsumuri」 U+E74E SJIS-F9F3 JIS-7B63
KDDI  #812 かたつむり 「katatsumuri」 U+EB7E SJIS-F483 JIS-7B63
Softbank [カタツムリ]

Emoji Character Encoding Data Hints: [1] This emoji first appeared in OSX / iOS after the iOS 5 update.

Emoji Code Representation Unified Unicode
iOS 5 - current
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) 🐌
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) 🐌
Decimal HTML Entity 🐌
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 🐌
Hex Code Point(s) 1f40c
Formal Unicode Notation U+1F40C
Decimal Code Point(s) 128012
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xF0 0x9F 0x90 0x8C
UTF-8 Hex Bytes F0 9F 90 8C
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 360 237 220 214
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xD83D 0xDC0C
UTF-16 Hex d83ddc0c
UTF-16 Dec 55357 56332
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0001F40C
UTF-32 Hex 01F40C
UTF-32 Dec 128012
Python Src u"\U0001F40C"
PHP Src "\xf0\x9f\x90\x8c"
C/C++/Java Src "\uD83D\uDC0C"

Emoji Character Encoding Data (equivalent or similiar)

Emoji EncodingDoCoMoKDDIGoogle
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)󾆹
UTF-8 Character Count111
Character(s) In Input
Decimal HTML Entity󾆹
Hexadecimal HTML Entity󾆹
Hex Code Point(s)e74eeb7efe1b9
Formal Unicode NotationU+E74EU+EB7EU+FE1B9
Decimal Code Point(s)59214602861040825
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax)0xEE 0x9D 0x8E0xEE 0xAD 0xBE0xF3 0xBE 0x86 0xB9
UTF-8 Hex BytesEE 9D 8EEE AD BEF3 BE 86 B9
UTF-8 Octal Bytes356 235 216356 255 276363 276 206 271
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax)0xE74E0xEB7E0xDBB8 0xDDB9
UTF-16 Hexe74eeb7edbb8ddb9
UTF-16 Dec592146028656248 56761
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax)0x0000E74E0x0000EB7E0x000FE1B9
UTF-32 HexE74EEB7E0FE1B9
UTF-32 Dec59214602861040825
Python Srcu"\uE74E"u"\uEB7E"u"\U000FE1B9"
PHP Src"\xee\x9d\x8e""\xee\xad\xbe""\xf3\xbe\x86\xb9"
C/C++/Java Src"\uE74E""\uEB7E""\uDBB8\uDDB9"
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