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Handshaking
Handshaking is the typical greeting as well as the bow in Korea. Usually, a younger person bows first, going on to shake hands with both hands if the older person starts handshaking. The order is important, the senior first. It is considered to be impolite for younger people to start the handshake.
In addition, most Koreans hold hands softly, not tightly. In other words, the limp handshake doesn’t imply any negative impression to the other person.
Don’t be surprised. In Korea, it could be rude for the junior to use one hand when handshaking. Use two hands.
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