Тишинуша Гамимеря (spamsink) wrote in linguaphiles,
Тишинуша Гамимеря
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Handshake

I've been pondering the word "handshake". In English, it refers to the movement, in some other languages - to the tactile interaction (e.g. Handschlag, serrement de main).
I wonder if there is a clear "move/touch" linguistic boundary, or if it's arbitrary.
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