Question: What is considered rude in Uzbekistan?

Try not to blow your nose in public; its considered rude. Central Asian society devotes much respect to its elderly, known as aksakal (white beards). Always make an effort to shake hands with an elder. Do - use the whole hand and arm when beckoning to an Uzbek.

How do people greet each other in Uzbekistan?

When Uzbek men meet, they greet each other with their right hand on their chest. Generally, the younger man initiates the greeting and then the senior one responds. The senior man may extend a hand for a handshake, but it is not the custom for the younger one to do so first.

Can you drink the water in Uzbekistan?

Can you drink the water in Uzbekistan? While tap water is generally considered safe in Tashkent, I would recommend avoiding it everywhere else in the country especially in Bukhara and Khiva.

How do you say hello in Turkmenistan?

A collection of useful phrases in Turkmen, a Turkic language spoken in Turkmenistan and a number of other Central Asian countries .Useful phrases in Turkmen.PhraseTürkmen dili (Turkmen)Hello (General greeting)Salam Salawmaleýkim (frm/m) Waleýkim essalam (frm/m - reply) Waleýkim (frm/f - reply)Hello (on phone)59 more rows

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