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Russian gestures and body language


hey there I’m Mel Buress I’m from Russia and spring is finally here but it has nothing to do with our topic my friend often asked me to do this Indian hat wobble thing and they can’t do it themselves so I thought that actually are all those gestures and that body language that we’re used to this is something that we are born with and variance in the environment where everyone does this so let me tell you about the body language of Russians and this particular peculiar gestures that we use here some of those gestures are quite ancient and no one can really tell you where they came from some of them quite young and some of them were created by some film directors and people really love them and they just use it in their everyday life so tell me about it later so yes to number one if you say something to a Russian person and he twists his finger at his temple that’s not a good sign it means that he thinks that maybe you’re out of your mind or just the idea you’re telling is crazy so just think about it once again gesture number two it looks like this though it’s called Lukesh or figure yeah like figure the fruit it’s put childish and people don’t use it that often nowadays so it means that the person you are talking to refuses to do something which just says now it won’t do or no you won’t get it so it’s a fun way of saying no you know I remember that in kindergarten we used to do the double cookies thing it doesn’t really mean anything it just means double no basically this is a gesture you probably know it’s kasam like a goat and probably you know this gesture because of like rock concerts and like rock industry but in Russia it’s quite ancient and it has – quite not opposite but different meanings you can see some grandparents playing with a toddler and he will see him doing something like this and they might be also some rhyme something like this it cuz I’ve got them all we need it back to me so sort of some joke and plain thing to do with their kids another meaning of Casa is quite new and it was born in about 90s you know all this Russian mafia and really hard and extreme nineties in Russia so there was some group of people called new Russians those were the people who gained some wealth quite quickly and probably not by legal means some people call them new Russians and they were wealthy and a bit dangerous so they did something like this to show that they’re cool they’re awesome and they had money maybe I’ll tell you about them some other time so three meanings of just one gesture judge number four it looks like this so it’s a flick on your neck have you got an idea about it probably you will use it in Russian it means that you are suggesting to go and have a drink or someone is talking about drinking and he don’t want to say the word alcohol or drinking or any synonym let’s go and people actually people of any age will understand this in gesture number five even not all of the Russians know it but if you find some Russian and you can show it to them they will be just amazed and you will be their favorite person so it looks like this so you should clap with both your hands on your cheeks and then do this basically it wasn’t one of the Soviet films called him sat down and to cut a long story short it was a way of greeting someone and probably greeting someone who is higher than you on the social hierarchy this is not regular gesture and only people who are in there maybe 40s and you’ll understand it have you got any questions about trash them but leave them in the comments below see ya

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