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Silence

By: sample1, Views: 865

Silence,Quite please / Nigeria

• Gesture: Shows that you are thinking of something else. • Country: Nigeria/West and Central Africa • Other: Common among everybody • Details: Should be addressed at someone trying to persuade or trick you. Never at your seniors

No

By: sample1, Views: 971

No / Nigeria

• Gesture: A way of disputing someone’s opinion or suggestion • Country: Nigeria/West Africa • Other: Common among everybody • Details: Addressed at someone who claims to be smarter than you. It shows you are not as naïve as they think.

It’s okay

By: sample1, Views: 1114

It's ok / Nigeria

Gesture: A way of calming someone you are afraid of. • Country: Nigeria/West Africa • Other: Mostly common among Hausa people from the north • Details: Make sure you express it on time when you see the need arise. Failure to do so may result in a violent act.

Shabuze

By: Africa, Views: 813

OK / South Africa

Gesture: Stick up your Thumbs

Heita

By: Africa, Views: 777

Hello / South Africa

Gesture: Casual hand shake

Basari

By: Africa, Views: 748

She / Girlfriend / South Africa

Gesture: Point your thumb to the chest

Chelete-zaga

By: Africa, Views: 967

money / South Africa

Rubbing the thumb and index finger