One person extends his hand outwards with a slight bend at the elbow (to about 35 degrees). The fist is closed and turned like a thumbs up but with the thumb down. The other person responds by doing the same and the two fist will meet. In one variation of this gesture the, the fists may be twisted on contact.
Big up has also come to mean: "to give props to" or "to give kudos." It is common in the caribbean to hear people call in on radio programs and say "I'd like to "big up" my boy Shane."
A spoken greeting (often imprecisely called a verbal greeting) is a customary or ritualised word or phrase used to introduce oneself or to greet someone. ... Shaking with the right hand while delivering a certificate with the left. ... Hand with thumb up A Thumbs Up is a common gesture represented by a closed fist held with the thumb extended upward or downward in approval or disapproval respectively. ...
Category: Gestures This article includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Horns The corna (Italian for horns, also mano cornuta, horned hand) is a gesture with a vulgar meaning in Mediterranean countries and a variety of meanings and uses in other cultures. ... The finger is a very common offensive hand gesture. ... Mooning, or giving the browneye is the act of displaying ones bare buttocks by removing clothing, e. ... Example of the Shocker. ... A moutza (Î¼Î¿ÏÎ½ÏÎ¶Î±) is the most traditional gesture of insult among Greeks which consists of extending all fingers and presenting the palm towards the to-be-insulted person. ... An A-ok (pronounced a o-kay) is both a saying (derived from okay) and a hand-gesture done by connecting the thumb and forefinger in to a circle (the O) and holding the other fingers straight or relaxed in the air. ... Cheek kissing is a ritual or social gesture to indicate friendship, perform a greeting, to confer congratulations, to comfort someone, or to show respect. ... Dap is a form of handshake that originated in the 1960s among African Americans. ... Hand with thumb up A Thumbs Up is a common gesture represented by a closed fist held with the thumb extended upward or downward in approval or disapproval respectively. ... Woman performing namaste gesture. ... The air kiss is a ritual or social gesture whose meaning is basically the same as that of many forms of kissing. ... Bowing is the act of lowering the head, or sometimes the entire upper body from the waist, as a social gesture. ... A curtsey (also spelled curtsy) is a traditional gesture of greeting, predominantly done by women, in which the woman bends her knees while bowing forwards. ... German Chancellor Angela Merkel is greeted with a hand kiss by French President Jacques Chirac Hand-kissing is a ritual of greeting and respect. ... Look up Genuflection in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A salute is a gesture or other action used to display respect. ... A salute is a gesture or other action used to display respect. ... Students reciting the pledge using the Bellamy salute. ... Adolf Hitler being saluted with the Nazi salute. ... The Oath of the Horatii, by Jacques-Louis David The Roman salute is a gesture in which the arm is held out forward straight, with palm down. ... The Royal Salute is one of the two salutes given by the Guard of Honor, second being the general salute. ... The Serbian three-finger salute where only the thumb, index, and middle fingers are extended is associated with the Serbian Orthodox Christian Church, and experts say it represents the Christian Trinity of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. ... Two-fingers salute in Poland. ... Applause (Latin applaudere, to strike upon, clap) is primarily the expression of approval by the act of clapping, or striking the palms of the hands together, in order to create noise; generally any expression of approval. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... A high five is a celebratory gesture made by two people, each raising one hand to slap the raised hand of the other - usually meant to communicate to spectators mutual self-satisfaction or to extend congratulations from one person to another. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Mano cornuto. ... AIR QUOTES ARE ANNOYING! SAYS WHO? SAYS ME! FUCK AIR QUOTES! I HATE THEM! THEYRE JUST SICK VARIANTS OF THE PEACE SIGN! ... Anasyrma is a ritual exposing of ones genitals. ... Articulatory gestures are the actions necessary to enunciate language. ... A dip snap (also known as packing) is a gesture/hand motion achieved by loosely swinging ones hand quickly with the forefinger stuck out and the thumb and middle finger touching, causing the forefinger to strike the thumb or middle finger, resulting in a sound similar to the slap... This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ... It has been suggested that Type of gesture be merged into this article or section. ... The head bobble or head wobble refers to a common gesture found in South Asian cultures, most notably in India and Pakistan. ... This article or section cites very few or no references or sources. ... Pupils in a traditional classroom situation signal to their teacher that they want to be heard Manual communication systems use articulation of the hands (hand signs), gestures, body language and facial expressions in place of the voice to mediate a message between persons. ... A mudrÄ (Sanskrit, à¤®à¥à¤¦à¥à¤°à¤¾, literally seal) is a symbolic gesture usually made with the hand or fingers. ... A nod of the head is a gesture used in many cultures that is most commonly, but not universally, used to indicate agreement, acceptance, or acknowledgement. ... This page lists direct English translations of common Latin phrases, such as veni vidi vici and et cetera. ... A Puppy face or a Puppy dog face is a facial expression that humans make that is based on canine expressions. ... The raised fist (also closed fist or clenched fist) is a symbol and salute most often used by communists, anarchists, socialists, leftists, pacifists, trade unionists and others in opposition to oppressive regimes. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... A shrug is a form of nonverbal communication that is performed by lifting both shoulders up, and is an indication of an individual either not knowing an answer to a question, or not caring about a result. ... The Sign of the Cross is performed mainly within Latin and Eastern Rite Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy, Oriental Orthodoxy, Anglicanism, and Lutheranism. ... The Thai greeting referred to as the wai (Thai: à¹à¸«à¸§à¹) Or in Lao as Kub consists of a slight bow, with the palms pressed together in a prayer-like fashion. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Hand gesture. ... The V sign is a hand gesture in which the first and second fingers are raised and parted, whilst the remaining fingers are clenched. ... The Vulcan salute is a hand gesture, devised by Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played the half-Vulcan Spock on Star Trek, which consists of a raised hand, palm forward with the fingers parted between the middle and ring finger. ... The war chant is a traditional melody and gesture associated with the Florida State University, specifically its athletic teams the Seminoles, since approximately 1984. ... This is a list of gestures. ...
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