Etiquette

Greetings Take time for greetings.

Dining Don’t eat or pass things with the left hand.

Dealing with authority Respect authority, avoid impatience; let deference and good humour see you through.

Visits Before entering someone’s house, call out Hodi (May I enter?), then wait for the inevitable Karibu (Welcome).

Gifts Receive gifts with both hands, or with the right hand while touching the left hand to your right elbow.