In spite of the language barrier, while communicating with locals, their extravagant hand gestures explained all.
Besides, the faster someone uses their hands, the easier it is to tell if they are a naturally enthusiastic person.
Be cautious, because certain gestures may mean something inappropriate or even completely different than you would assume and may cause great confusion.
In the United States a swift flick with the hand under the chin hints at vulgarity, but in Italy it is another way of saying “I don’t care”.
Knocking your first against a hard surface is used to say that someone is not smart, quick, hard to understand.
With a little patience and understanding, communicating in a different language may not be as difficult as you may have thought!
Let’s see together some of the most used gestures in Italy…