The meaning of this emoji is usually used as a red envelope, as gifted with money on Chinese New Year or on other joyous occasions, such as weddings, in Chinese and some other Asian cultures around the world.
Red Envelope often used to celebrate and wish good fortune on Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year, Spring Festival). Also used to represent gifts, celebration, Chinese culture, and the color red more generally.
Depicted as a red, vertical envelope with a gold design, typically featuring the Chinese character 福 (fú, “good fortune, luck, happiness”). WhatsApp’s design features the character upside down, indicating “good luck arrives.”
Also Known As
🧧 Ang Pao
🧧 Lai See
🧧 Red Packet
🧧 Red Gift Envelope