These famous Emojis are not what most of the Indians think it is.
What We Think It Means: A person fuming in anger.
What It Really Means: A face with a look of triumph.
Damn, those ain’t fumes !
What We Think It Means: High five or Namaste.
What It Really Means: A person with folded hands. “Two hands placed firmly together, meaning ‘please’ or ‘thank you’ in Japanese culture.”
It can also mean a person praying.
What We Think It Means: Used to express sadness or grief or runny nose.
What It Really Means: Sleepy face, A person sleeping.
Source – Ujjwal Vasu’s answer on Quora.