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High five in Chinese?

Posted by Joachim August 29, 2008 in the Group General Discussion.

Tags: cultural_difference, gestures

Some gestures are interpreted differently in different cultures Shrugging is pretty harmless in Europe - as fas as I know at least. In China this seems to be quite offensive.

Is there something like a high five gesture in China?

Thumbs up and the V-sign are obviously quite common. Do their Chinese names suggest their ubiquitous usage?

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