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By: sample1, Views: 968

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


By: sample1, Views: 1077

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: 1227

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.


By: Africa, Views: 909

OK / South Africa

Gesture: Stick up your Thumbs


By: Africa, Views: 888

Hello / South Africa

Gesture: Casual hand shake


By: Africa, Views: 822

She / Girlfriend / South Africa

Gesture: Point your thumb to the chest


By: Africa, Views: 1067

money / South Africa

Rubbing the thumb and index finger