4. New Zealand
The native gesture referred to as “hongi,” is customary in New Zealand.
Basically, two individuals press their foreheads and noses to one another’s. The practice is actually pretty adorable if we do say so ourselves.
5. Saudi Arabia
Placing a hand on an acquaintance’s shoulder, the Saudi Arabians say “As-salamu alaykum,“ while brushing noses. Think of the phrase as meaning ”Peace be upon you” in English.”
Typically, Malays use both hands to touch a person’s fingers, afterward, placing the palms over the heart … aka … the sweetest!
With hands in a “prayer” position, members of this culture utter the word “Namaste” while bringing palms directly towards the chest.
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