Translation for 'gesture' from English to Russian
NOUN   a gesture | gestures
VERB   to gesture | gestured | gestured
gesturing | gestures
SYNO gesture | motion | to gesticulate | ...
жест {м}gesture
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Translation for 'gesture' from English to Russian

жест {м}
Usage Examples English
  • The holding up of one hand with middle and index fingers crossed was the usual gesture found in New Zealand in 1999–2001.
  • This gesture is not unique to humans. For example, a group of mandrills at Colchester Zoo adopted a similar gesture to signal their desire to avoid social interaction or be left alone.
  • Further controversy followed when Cielo made a slit-eyed gesture into the cameras after winning the 50 meter freestyle. The gesture was called "insensitive and offensive" towards the Chinese hosts.
  • But if an articulatory gesture is to be considered a true gesture in the above sense, it must be meaningful.
  • "Kapa o Pango" concludes with a gesture which, according to Lardelli, represents "drawing vital energy into the heart and lungs".

  • Matt Rahaim, a vocalist and ethnomusicologist, has published a book on the relationship between vocalization and gesture in Indian vocal music: "Musicking Bodies: Gesture and Voice in Hindustani Music".
  • "Note": Danny Amatullo does a hand gesture in front of his partner, but the gesture is unseen and when his partner is about to reveal what the hand gesture was, the screen is frozen and Ms.
  • The Abhayamudrā "gesture of fearlessness" is a mudrā (gesture) that is the gesture of reassurance and safety, which dispels fear and accords divine protection and bliss in Buddhism and other Indian religions.
  • Kendon then moved to Naples, Italy and undertook fieldwork on the use of gesture in everyday interaction among Neapolitans and also published a translation of a 19th Century book about Neapolitan gesture (by Andrea de Jorio), comparing it to gesturing among the Greeks and Romans.
  • The gesture and the emoji became popular among Sri Lankan Facebook community as the iconic gesture of Anura Kumara Dissanayaka, the leader of a prominent leftist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna in the island in a pejorative manner to indicate exaggeration or lying.

  • Raising hands is a gesture involving lifting either one or both arms above one's head, which has a number of possible meanings, depending on the context of the gesture.
  • The upside down hand heart gesture was noted in art in 1989, when Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan and American philosopher Chad Buelow created an art image of the gesture as his first artwork named "Family Syntax".
  • Kissing the hand, or particularly a ring on the hand was also a gesture of formal submission or pledge of allegiance of man to man, or as a diplomatic gesture.
  • The key role of gesture in human communications has important implications for people with aphasia.
  • It has been suggested that, with his knowledge of Italian art, Bruegel intended the peasant's gesture as a profane parody of the gesture of Leonardo's "St John" see image at left.

  • The gesture, also known as the apology hand gesture, is also used as an apology in certain situations.
  • The linkage of hand and body gestures in conjunction with speech is further revealed by the nature of gesture use in blind individuals during conversation.
  • One limitation with gesture interaction is the scope context in which the gestures can be used. For example, each gesture has only one corresponding command for each application window.
  • In pre-Christian Western Europe, a related gesture had two people crossing their index fingers to form a cross, which represented perfect unity; this gesture was used to make wishes.
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