If you have to meet a Neapolitan in Partenope's Town or perhaps elsewhere it could be useful to have a minimal and sufficiently reliable "hand vocabulary" for a communication of
The language of the hands, like every type of evolved communication, has also its dialects. Today in the territory of the ancient Kingdom of Naples
you can meet inhabitants coming from various regions that indicate two completely different concepts with the same gesture. For example, if you compare the hand vocabulary of a Neapolitan with that one of a Calabrian or a Sicilian you can discover amazing differences, sometimes in little details.
The following gestures are typical in the Neapolitan area, although some of them are present in all South of Italy or even if along the whole Italian peninsula.