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🌞 Emoji Meaning

This emoji represents a smiling, sunny face and is often used to symbolize joy, positivity or summer.

🌞 Meaning and explanation


The 🌞 emoji represents the sun with a face that is often depicted as friendly and smiling.


The sun emoji is often used to represent the weather, especially a sunny day. It is also often used to express positive emotions, happiness, warmth, and lightness. In some contexts, it can also symbolize a new day or a new beginning.


The laughing sun emoji 🌞 was introduced as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and later added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

Representing the sun with a face has historical roots and can be found in many cultures and works of art.

How to use

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

"It's a beautiful sunny day today. 🌞."
"Be positive and shine like the sun. 🌞."
"Another day, another chance. 🌞"


Compared to other emojis, the sun emoji 🌞 shares many similar connotations with the smiley face emoji 😊, but in the context of warmth, light, and joy often associated with the sun. Compared to the general sun emoji ☀️, the laughing sun emoji 🌞 offers an extra level of emotionality and personality. The laughing sun emoji is also a good example of how emojis can relay historical symbols and concepts in digital form.

🌞 Other names

The emoji is also known by the following names.

  • 🌞 Smiley Sun
  • 🌞 Smiling Sun
  • 🌞 Sunface

Popular name:

🌞 Sunface

🌞 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
  • Love
  • Joy
Secondary Emotions
  • optimistic
  • pleased
  • glad

🌞 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

The weather cannot decide. Rain or sun? 🌞🌧️

Associated feelings
  • surprised
  • confused
  • saddened

Basic emotion example

I hope your mood is as bright as the sun today. 🌞😊

Associated feelings
  • enthusiastic
  • optimistic
  • in love

Basic emotion example

Good morning! A new day starts with a smile. 🌞

Associated feelings
  • glad
  • attentive
  • optimistic
🌞 General Information
Unicode-NameSun with Face
Apple-NameSun with Face
Category Travel & Places




Keywordsface, sun, sun with face
Unicode-Version Unicode 6.0
Emoji-Version Emoji 1.0