Gestes français – French Gestures = Gesture 14: « Aïe, aïe ! »

http://french.about.com/library/weekly/aa020901o.htm

Gesture 14: « Aïe, aïe ! »

Gestes français – French Gestures

To indicate that someone is in trouble, hold up your hand, palm facing your chest, with your fingers loose, and shake it up and down rapidly while saying, “Aïe, aïe, aïe, aïe, aïe !”

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