Greetings can be expressed both audibly and physically, and often involve a combination of the two. This topic excludes military and ceremonial salutes but includes rituals other than gestures.
In Spain it is normal when they are known to kisses and handshakes when not, but always men. Between women and men has taken on the tradition of the two kisses always, though usually to a family. This kiss recharacterize it is a slight touch of cheeks only.
In Italy also are two kisses, but starting from the opposite side, no matter the sex of the person, provided they are known, when they are not be imposed handshake
In Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, it is normal to give three kisses from the right, although in the latter,evening(pronounced as one word)
Netherlands, there is also a tradition of giving a little kiss on the mouth between men and women known.Ifnotknow 3 kissesleft - right - left
In Russia, known as is their tradition to give three kisses, and in some regions reach the six. Another custom is to kiss on the mouth, very old indeed. women don't shake hands, even at work - it is considered bad manners and may be taken as a sign of disrespect.
In New Zealand and Hawaii, one of the greetings more known, is the famous Eskimo kiss, which tend to rub the nose, all this is that in the language of the Eskimo kiss meaning smell, as well as differentiate into different language white. Hawaii ALOHA!
In Latin America, given its close relationship with the Hispanic countries, the customs are very similar. Typically, a single kiss on the cheek when they are acquaintances or relatives, although in general tend to shake hands, especially among men, with the exception of Argentina, where men tend to give two kisses
Give a BisouBisoux are kisses on the cheek, but they're actually air-kisses to the side of the cheek. When women are greeting other women or men are greeting women, you kiss the person right cheek to right cheek and left cheek to left cheek, making a kissing sound into the air beside them, while saying "Bonjour" to friends or, if you're meeting for the first time, your name.
In China and Japan do not touch n all. The japonenses nodding hello, and depending on the respect that they have the tilt n will be larger. Passionate kisses are given in the neck or hands, but never on the lips, and Sega º n traditions kissing is a way to give and receive spiritual energy.
In India, at the time of greeting, the more s is normal to put your hands together at chest level and say â € œNamasteâ €, and if the person is of a higher rank, bend and touch her feet in ± is that of respect.
Finally, in the Muslim world the most common is a handshake while saying "salamaleikum", both among men as among women.
What are some differences in greeting in other countries.
What are some differences in greeting in other cultures?<br />By: Ana Cortes<br />Nancy Cardona <br />
Gretting<br />Greeting is an act of communication in which human beings intentionally make their presence known to each other, to show attention to, and to suggest a type of relationship or social status between individuals or groups of people coming in contact with each other. While greeting customs are highly culture and situation-specific and may change within a culture depending on social status and relationship, they exist in all known human cultures. <br />
Spain<br />Typically there are two kisses if known.<br />Handshake or not.<br />When you greet a friend or a stranger you can say "Quépasa?" or "Quépasó?" You can also use "Quétal?" The less colloquial "Cómoestás?" can be used as well.<br />
Italy<br />Two kisses are starting from the opposite side.<br />Handshake.<br /><ul><li>"buongiorno" - good day
"salve" - that's the old latin greeting they still use today!</li></li></ul><li>Belgium, Germany and Switzerland<br />Give three kisses from the right.<br /><ul><li>Germany :</li></ul> “Hi" – Englishmorning:Morgenevening:'n Abend<br /><ul><li>Switzerland:</li></ul>grüetzi-hello <br />
Netherlands<br />Taking a little kiss on the mouth.<br />Three kisses.<br /><ul><li>Hallo – Hello
Tot ziens-See you</li></li></ul><li>Russia<br />Give three or six kisses on the cheek.<br />Also up kissing on the mouth.<br />"Privet" - Hi<br />
New Zealand and Hawaiians<br />They do theEskimokissnowcalledHongi.<br />
Latin America<br />Typically, a single kiss on the cheek.<br />Except in Argentina, where men usually give two kisses.<br />Hola<br />Queonda?<br />Alo<br />
France<br /><ul><li>Typically, onekiss on each cheek.