Tamale emoji is a new addition to the food emojis. It was introduced in 2021 as part of Unicode 14.0. Tamale is a traditional Mexican dish made of masa (a type of dough made from corn) that is filled with meat, cheese, or other ingredients, then wrapped in a corn husk and steamed. The tamale emoji depicts a tamale wrapped in a corn husk, with steam rising from the top.
Tamale Emoji History
The tamale emoji was approved as part of Unicode 14.0 in 2021. It was added to Emoji 14.0 in the same year. The tamale emoji is part of the food and drink category, which includes other popular food emojis such as pizza, hamburger, and sushi.
Tamale Emoji General Information
|Unicode Version||14.0 (2021)|
|Emoji Version||14.0 (2021)|
|Category||Food & Drink|
|Keywords||corn, husk, masa, Mexican, tamale|
Unicode Category Information & Emoji Character Encoding Data
|Unicode Category||Emoji Character Encoding Data|
|Unicode Category Name||So (Symbol, Other)|
|UTF-8 Encoding||F0 9F ab a4|
|UTF-16 Encoding||D83E DDE4|
|HTML Entity (Decimal)||🤤|
|HTML Entity (Hexadecimal)||捻|
|URL Escape Code||%F0%9F%AA%A4|
|Also Known As||Corn Husk Wrapped Tamale|
|Relevant Emojis||🌽, 🍴, 🍽️, 🌮, 🌯, 🥙, 🫕|
The tamale emoji is a new addition to the food emojis, introduced in 2021 as part of Unicode 14.0. It depicts a tamale wrapped in a corn husk, with steam rising from the top. The tamale emoji is part of the food and drink category and can be used to represent Mexican cuisine or to express hunger or craving for tamales.