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Emoji Meaning

This emoji represents the zodiac sign of Cancer and is often used to symbolize people born between June 21 and July 22 or qualities associated with this sign.

Meaning and explanation


The ♋ emoji represents the astrological symbol for Cancer, which looks like two crossed "69s.


The Cancer emoji is often used to refer to the astrological sign of Cancer, which includes birthdays from June 21 to July 22. It can also be used to refer to astrology, horoscopes, or zodiac signs in general. It is sometimes used to refer to the qualities or personality traits traditionally associated with the sign of Cancer, such as emotional sensitivity and caring.


The Cancer emoji ♋ was introduced as part of Unicode 1.1 in 1993 and later added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

The symbols for the zodiac signs originate from ancient Greek astrology and have a very long history.

How to use

This emoji can be used in a variety of contexts. Here are a few examples:

"I'm a typical Cancer, very emotional. ♋"
"My horoscope says it's going to be a good week for Cancer. ♋"
"Birthday in the summer? You must be a Cancer. ♋"


♈: Aries, this emoji represents the astrological sign of Aries, another sign of the zodiac.
♉: Taurus, this emoji represents the astrological sign of Taurus, another zodiac sign.
♓: Pisces, this emoji represents the astrological sign Pisces, another zodiac sign.

Compared to these emoji, the Cancer emoji ♋ has a specific meaning and is used to symbolize the specific astrological sign of Cancer.

Other names

The emoji is also known by the following names.

  • Cancer zodiac sign

Popular name:


Emotional Classification

First, we take a look at the basic emotion, the core of the emoji's nature. Then we will look at the secondary emotions that the emoji can evoke in us.

Basic Emotions
  • Joy
  • Love
Secondary Emotions
  • satisfied
  • clear
  • attentive

Examples and how to use

In this section, we examine the emotional impact of emojis. We will use examples to show how emojis can evoke different emotions in the reader depending on the context.

Basic emotion example

She is very familiar and loving. ♋❤️

Associated feelings
  • trusting
  • accepting
  • in love

Basic emotion example

Crayfish are loyal friends. ♋👫

Associated feelings
  • trusting
  • glad
  • admiring

Basic emotion example

He is a typical Cancer, always emotional and sensitive. ♋💧

Associated feelings
  • sad
  • in love
  • saddened
General Information
Category Symbols




KeywordsCancer, Cancer (star sign), Star sign
Unicode-Version Unicode 1.1
Emoji-Version Emoji 1.0