- Namaste is a salutation in the Hindu culture to express a polite and peaceful hello or goodbye.
- An example of namaste is in the phrase, "Namaste my friend. See you tomorrow."
- An example of namaste is placing the palms together with your thumbs against your chest and bowing your head.
This woman might be saying "namaste".Licensed from iStockPhoto
Origin: Hindi from Sanskrit námas-, a bow from Indo-European base an unverified form nem-, to bend, bow
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