Gestualità dei Siciliani
Sicilian Gestures
Sizilianische Gesten
Sicilya jestleri
Gestos Sicilianos
西西里手勢

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Gestures app

Secrets of body language!

Check out the original communication skills of the Sicilians.


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Watch also our How To Video.
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Watch also our How To Video.

More than 80 gestures

Listen to a native Sicilian speaker, enjoy the fun animated gestures photographed beautifully!

Multiple languages

Get to know the meaning of gestures in six different languages - Italiano, Deutsch, 中文, English, Türkçe and Espagñol!

Learn & explore

Get initiated into the non-verbal world of a communication culture having evolved through centuries and even a secret language of the Mafia.

Share the gestures

 Send your favourite gestures as an animated GIF via social media or whatever you like to your friends!

For free & no ads

The app was created and realized collaboratively with great engagement and is ad free. You can donate if you like it and want to join in.

Dedication

The project has been made in remembrance of our friend Prof. Dr. Fabio Oliveri from Palermo (Italy), expert of Sicilian culture, history & ancient languages. More information following. Sources of the gestures.

Explore and share the Sicilian gestures!

Native spoken Sicilian: learn the meaning of the gestures in Italiano, Deutsch, English, Türkçe, Espagñol or even 中文 (Chinese). Share the gestures! The app is for free and contains no ads, more about the app ⇡

Privacy Policy, Terms of Use & Sources

The story behind Sicilian Gestures

In Sicily gestures have been used as an additional language for a long time. Sicilians are able to communicate without words! They talk with hand signs, sometimes in combination with other parts of their body. Check out our blog (su-pa.net) for more interesting details:  Introduction to Sicilian GesturesGestures in Sicily / La Gestualità dei Siciliani

Participants

We are proud to present you our Sicilian Gestures' app!

Eliane Suter

Head, Concept, Design, Photographer

Geographer, safety engineer, former Sicilian tour guide, founder of ubub & su-pa.net

Barbara Jäckli

English

Biologist, bilingual teacher, native English speaker and translator

Dominik Fehr

Development, Design, Concept, Model

Web webster, co-founder of su-pa.net

Eveline Imamoglu

Music Composition, Musician

Full stack artist, performer, musician from Uster, Switzerland

Vito Petruzzello

Sicilian Speaker

Construction worker and Sicilian farmer, lives in Switzerland & Sicily, IT

Lia Diliberto

Sicilian, Italian, Testing, Quality Improvement

Expert of traditional dishes and local Sicilian products, lives in Palermo, IT

Rudy Huang

Chinese

Founder of HuViLAB, Sc.D., Assitant Professor at Tapei Tech in Taiwan

Giuliana Hitz

Italian

Italian language and culture teacher

Ilkay Nargaz Gulek

Turkish

Turkish culture teacher and English language teacher, lives in İzmir, TR

Margarita Meyer

Spanish

Spanish teacher and co-founder of Proeducado, from Santo Domingo
App-Store Text by Karin Gutzwiller-Schreier, founder of Animazul

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