Signs for GREETING

No word-for-word translation. There may be different way of conveying the concept. One example is here.

Meaning: A polite word or sign of welcome or recognition.

Crosscultural greetings
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In Deaf culture, greetings such as HELLO and HI are commonly used as well as HUG among close friends and some acquaintances. HANDSHAKE is also practiced in some contexts, usually formal settings.

Those things (i.e. hug) change during the CONVID-19 pandemic in 2020 to ELBOW BUMP.

Related signs: SALUTE, WELCOME.

Deaf Culture and tidbits
Greetings between the ASL interpreter and the mayor of Vancouver
Image source: CBC Vancouver, April 15, 2020.

Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart and ASL interpreter greeted as well as demonstrated a social distance at the beginning of the mayor's update on the city's COVID-19.

"I love the camaraderie between 'em @ the beginning. <3" -- Ryan V. Parkinson (FB comment).

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