What is the ‘BiXin’ Selfie Gesture?| Chat With Chinese

By Ning Shuang, Yang Mingzhuo


Do Chinese like selfie?

Of course! Many Chinese people are photography or selfie enthusiasts, and they are also fond of making poses and gestures.

The most classic one is world-popular “V” gesture, which always goes with the happy shout of “茄子!”(“qiezi”, the same function as “cheese!”) in taking a group photo. Recently, a new gesture called “比心”(“bixin”,show their love and joy ) goes viral. Meanwhile, some other poses popular in selfies and gestures with individual style can be seen in group photos as well.


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