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Alternate (Japanese) Smileys

Alternate (Japanese) Smileys

Alternate smileys, which do not require users to tilt their heads sideways, were developed by Internet users in Japan and are becoming more common worldwide. Some versions of these emoticons leave out the () brackets around the faces.

Alternate Smileys

TextMeaning
(^_^)male smiley
(^.^)female smiley
(^L^) or (^(^)happy
(-_-)secret smile
(^o^)laughing out loud
(^_^;)laughing to cover nervousness
(^_^)/waving hello
(;_;)/waving good-bye
(^_~) or (^_-)winking
(*^o^*) or (*^.^*)exciting
\(^_^)/joyful
(;_;) or (~~>.<~~)crying
(>.<) or (>_<)angry
(v_v)expressionless
(^o^;>excuse me?
(*^_^*)blushing (or shy)
(^_^;;;)embarrassed (or in a cold sweat)
(?_?)confused (or wondering)
(!_!) or (o_o)shocked
(*_*)frightened (or in love)
(=_=)~sleepy
(u_u)sleeping
(@_@)stunned
’\=o-o=/’wearing glasses
m(_)mhumble bow of thanks or apology



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