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Are Emojis Language?

Are Emojis Language?

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Communicative System vs. Hieroglyphics vs. Language

Emojis are not hieroglyphics.

  • Language has moved from more concrete characters to less concrete versions, allowing humans to communicate abstract concepts. But most signs point to emojis lacking the characteristics of a true language. For example, when...

If you adhere to the strictest definition of language, emojis definitely do not make the cut. However, if you define a language as “a system of words or signs that people use to express thoughts and feelings to each other,” emojis have a chance.

Whether or not they can ...

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