Symbol for a sale, or bargain prices in Japan (“cut prices”). Literally translated, this character means to cut or divide.
CJK Ideographs are characters used in Chinese, Japanese and Korean languages. Their writing systems all completely or partly use Chinese characters.
📅 Japanese “Discount” Button was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010
under the name “Squared CJK Unified Ideograph-5272”
and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.