вторник, 25 марта 2014 г.

5 Most Common Russian Gestures

5 Most Common Russian Gestures

Posted on 25. Mar, 2014 by  in CultureHistoryRussian lifeRussian movies
When you are lost for words, especially if we are talking about foreign words, it is pretty common to resort to gestures. With this in mind, I thought it wouldn’t be a bad idea to shed some light on the most common Russian gestures. The information on their origin seems to be pretty conflicting. However, the meaning of these gestures is pretty well established. The article that I decided to use as the main reference point provides a pretty good collection of urban myths on the subject as well as a professional opinion: Yulia Nikolaeva, Professor of Linguistics at Moscow State University, tries to refute or confirm the popular myths.
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http://blogs.transparent.com/russian/5-most-common-russian-gestures/