Different cultures attribute different meanings to the gesture. The “yes” vote is widespread and appears in a large number of different cultural and linguistic groups. The Indian subcontinent (note that the head cisons also conform to it), the Middle East, Southeast Asia, most of Europe (see below), South America and North America. In some areas, acquiescence can also be used as a sign of recognition or respect. An insult can be inferred if it is not returned in kind. A head stroke is a gesture where the head is tilted in alternating arches and arcs along the sagittal plane. In many cultures, it is used most often, but not universally, to display consent, acceptance, or recognition. 1An informalbritans By general agreement and without discussion. In Greece and Cyprus in particular, the nod that says “no” is almost always combined with a simultaneous raising of the eyebrows and, most often, with a light (or full) eye roll. There is also a tone that sometimes accompanies the whole gesture, called “τσου”. This sound sounds very similar, but is not identical to the sound of British Tutting. The use of “τσου” is optional and reserved only for a strong emphasis on the “no”.

1 do not lower the object and raise your head slightly and briefly, especially when greeting, printing or understanding or to give a signal to someone. Late Middle English (as a verb): possibly of Dutch origin; compare with German averages notten `move about, shake`. The name dates from the middle of the 16th century. Middle English nodded; Shake perhaps a bit like the old German hnotōn There are several exceptions: in Greece, Cyprus, Iran, Turkey, Bulgaria,[2] Albania and Sicily display a “no” to a single head (not down). Some cultures also exchange meanings between nodding and head shaking. I was expecting an argument, but she was nodding and going out. Acquiescence can also be used as a form of non-verbal welcome or recognition of the presence of another; In this context, it is essentially a particularly gentle form of flexion, with just enough movement to show a certain degree of respect without additional formality. This includes the traditional headbly down or the headbly up (which is more informal and is usually used among friends or subordinates). To increase the formality, the nodding down can also be accompanied by an appropriate oral welcome. 3informalChange between alertness and drowsiness due to heroin use. Is used to make it clear that an indication or proposal can be understood or has been understood without the need for further elaboration or explanation.

Easy knowledge with a person or knowledge of a subject. 2kein Object Drop your head forward when you are drowsy or sleeping. English language Definition of nicken (input 2 of 2) 3Occer with object and adverbial of the head (the ball) without much force. Falling asleep, especially short or involuntary. Nodding your head is also a symptom of Nick`s disease, a disease that is still unexplained.