Japanese Gestures<br />
Gestures Definition<br />amovement or position of the hand, arm, body, head, or face that is expressive of anidea,opinion,...
Japanese Gestures<br />Gestures are different in Japan, because they have a different language and culture than our own. <...
Angry<br />Placing finger on either side of the head, like a bull indicates that someone is “Angry”.<br />In Japanese cult...
Man or Good<br />Showing a thumb can mean good but it can also be asking someone a question “Do you have a boyfriend”.<br />
Do you have a Lover<br />Showing someone the pinky finger is asking them “Do you have a woman”.<br />
I’m Hungry<br />Using one hand to symbolise chopsticks and another hand to indicate a bowl. This gesture shows people that...
Mafia<br />Placing a finger on your cheek and making it wrinkle is suggesting that someone is in the Mafia.<br />
Indicating me<br />In Australia we point at our chests when we speak about ourselves. In Japan they point at their nose to...
O.K<br />Make a large Zero with your arms to indicate that you are O.K. In Japan teachers mark tests with 0’s rather than ...
One More Time<br />Showing one finger means that you want someone to do something again. Or to give you one more.<br />
Indicating No Thank You<br />Waving one hand in front of one’s nose doesn't mean it’s smelly. In Japanese it means “No Tha...
I Want Sake<br />Sake is Japanese Alcohol, it comes in small glasses. So  with your thumb and pointer finger shape it into...
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  1. 1. Japanese Gestures<br />
  2. 2. Gestures Definition<br />amovement or position of the hand, arm, body, head, or face that is expressive of anidea,opinion, emotion,. Communicating with out word.<br />
  3. 3. Japanese Gestures<br />Gestures are different in Japan, because they have a different language and culture than our own. <br />Gestures are a good way to communicate with out speaking a Japanese word.<br />
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  5. 5. Angry<br />Placing finger on either side of the head, like a bull indicates that someone is “Angry”.<br />In Japanese culture it’s to symbolise a devil.<br />
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  7. 7. Man or Good<br />Showing a thumb can mean good but it can also be asking someone a question “Do you have a boyfriend”.<br />
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  9. 9. Do you have a Lover<br />Showing someone the pinky finger is asking them “Do you have a woman”.<br />
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  11. 11. I’m Hungry<br />Using one hand to symbolise chopsticks and another hand to indicate a bowl. This gesture shows people that you are hungry.<br />
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  13. 13. Mafia<br />Placing a finger on your cheek and making it wrinkle is suggesting that someone is in the Mafia.<br />
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  15. 15. Indicating me<br />In Australia we point at our chests when we speak about ourselves. In Japan they point at their nose to indicate themselves.<br />
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  17. 17. O.K<br />Make a large Zero with your arms to indicate that you are O.K. In Japan teachers mark tests with 0’s rather than ticks.<br />
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  19. 19. One More Time<br />Showing one finger means that you want someone to do something again. Or to give you one more.<br />
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  21. 21. Indicating No Thank You<br />Waving one hand in front of one’s nose doesn't mean it’s smelly. In Japanese it means “No Thank You”!!<br />
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  23. 23. I Want Sake<br />Sake is Japanese Alcohol, it comes in small glasses. So with your thumb and pointer finger shape it into a cup. You can indicate you want to drink sake.<br />
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