Question: What is the middle finger in Turkey?

It is the middle finger standing upright again when your hand is in a fist. They both symbolize the male sex organ. Another sign is meeting of your thumb and index finger forming a circle. While in most countries it means, okay, in Turkey it means homosexual and is considered a big insult.

Is the thumbs up offensive in Turkey?

The gesture created by protruding your thumb between the first and second finger has an extremely offensive meaning. This may be one of the rudest possible gestures. The gesture created when a circle is formed by touching the forefinger to the thumb does not mean ok. In Turkey this symbol means you are a homosexual.

Does the middle finger mean the same in every country?

In some parts of the world, the finger does not have any meaning at all. In India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka the social circles exposed to the western cultures use the middle finger gesture in the same sense that it is used in those cultures. The same is true for most South Asian countries.

What does ๐Ÿ‘Œ mean in Turkey?

Another sign is meeting of your thumb and index finger forming a circle. While in most countries it means, okay, in Turkey it means homosexual and is considered a big insult.

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