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Chopstick Etiquettes

1. Don’t pass food from chopsticks to chopsticks.

2. hotoke bashi
Don’t stand your chopsticks up in rice.

3. kuwae bashi
Don’t hold the chopsticks between your teeth.

4. tataki bashi
Don’t drum your chopsticks.

5. kara bashi
Don’t touch food you don’t intend to eat.

6. sashi bashi
Don’t use your chopsticks to point.

7. mochi bashi
Don’t move a bowl with the same hand that’s holding the chopsticks.

8. mayoi bashi
Don’t hover your chopsticks over food while deciding what to eat.

9. yose bashi
Don’t use your chopsticks to move a plate or bowl.

10. nigiri bashi
Don’t hold the chopsticks like this.

11. watashi bashi
Don’t rest the chopsticks on your plate or bowl when you’re not using them.

12. seseri bashi
Don’t use your chopsticks as a toothpick.

13. hanairi bashi
Don’t stick the chopsticks up your nose.

14. mimiiri bashi
Don’t stick the chopsticks in your ears.

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How Not To Use Chopsticks
Video underlines some basic chopstick practices which are followed while using chopsticks. There are many don'ts of using chopstick, take a view and learn about it.

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