The language

Language. Communication through the fan.



The fan has always been an elegant feminine complement, but it has also served to communicate. The terminology that studies the language of the fan and the meaning of its movements is known as campiology.

This article reveals the intricacies of fan language, movements and their interpretation.


Fan quickly. I love you very much.

Fan slowly.Fanned slowly, it means I am a married woman and you are indifferent to me. Even if it opens and closes very slowly it means this

Close slowly. This closure means a "Yes". If it opens and closes quickly it means,"Careful, I'm engaged."

Close fast. Closing it quickly and angrily means "No".

Fall of the fan. Dropping the fan means: I belong to you.

Hair lifting. If you lift your hair or move your bangs with the fan, it means that he thinks about you, that he doesn't forget you.

Count rods.If you count the fan bars or run your fingers through them, it means you want to talk to us.

Cover yourself in the sun.It means you're ugly, you don't like her.

Put it on your cheek.If it's on the right cheek, it means "yes." On the left cheek is "No".

Lend the fan. If he lends the fan to his companion, bad omen. If he gives it to his mother, he means "I fire you, it's over."

Strike a blow. A blow with the fan on an object means impatience.

Hold with both hands. If you hold the fan open with both hands, it means "you better forget me".

Cover your eyes. With the fan open, it means "I love you." Covering your face may mean "Beware, we are watched.

Run it through your eyes. If the fan goes through your eyes, it means I'm sorry. If he closes the fan touching his eyes, he means,"When I can see you.".

Open the fan and show it. It means,"You can wait for me."

Cover your face. Covering your face with the fan open means: Follow me when I leave.

Half open. Supporting the fan half open on the lips means "You can kiss me".

Lip support. If I rest my lips on the fan or its patterns, it means distrust,"I don't trust you.

Run it through the cheek. It means,"I'm married."

Slide it over your eyes. It means,"Go away, please."

Left hand. Carrying it in your left hand means,"I want to meet you." Moving it with your left hand means,"We are being watched.

Right hand. Wearing it or moving it with your right hand means,"I love someone else."

Pass it from one hand to another. It means,"You're flirting with someone else" or "You're a daredevil."

Turn it with your right hand. It means,"I don't like you."

Touching the palm of your hand. It means,"I'm thinking about whether I love you."

On the heart. Supporting the open fan on the heart or chest means:"I love you" or "I suffer for your love".

Left hand hitting each other. Hitting each other with the fan closed in the left hand means "Love Me".

View drawings. Looking at the fan patterns, it means,"I like you very much."

Lower it to chest height. It means,"We can be friends." Also leaving him hanging, it means "We'll be friends."

Close it over your left hand. It means,"I'll marry you."

Get out. Put yourself on the balcony with the fan open or go out to the balcony fanning. Also enter the lounge fanning.

It won't come out. Leave the fan closed on the balcony, go out to the balcony with the fan closed, or go into the living room with the fan closed.

Throwing the fan. It means,"I hate you." or "Goodbye, it's over."

Present it closed. It means,"Do you love me?"

Over the ear. The left one. "Leave me alone, I don't want to know anything about you." Right,"Don't reveal our secret."

Count or open a certain number of rods. The time to make an appointment, depending on the number of open or "touched" bars.


Abanicos Aparisi

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That small company that was born in the shelter of a select public for which pieces of the purest crafts were made, is today an entity that operates on an international scale dividing its production between Asia and Europe, and that exports its products to countries of the five continents and an increasingly diverse audience.

ABANICOS APARISI S.L. ha recibido por parte de La Generalitat Valenciana, la cantidad de 100.000 € en apoyo al proyecto HISOLV/2021/3933/46 del PLAN EMPRESARIAL “PLAN RESISITIR PLUS”.
ABANICOS APARISI S.L. ha recibido por parte de La Generalitat Valenciana, la cantidad de 7.000 € en apoyo al proyecto CMARTE/2021/265/46 del PLAN AYUDAS DIRECTAS ARTESANIA “CMARTE”.

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