English version

cross-legged

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishldoce_058_ecross-leggedcross-legged /ˌkrɒs ˈleɡəd◂, -ˈleɡd◂ $ ˈkrɒːs ˌleɡəd, -ˌleɡd/ adverb  SITin a sitting position with your knees wide apart and one foot on top of the other We sat cross-legged on the floor.cross-legged adjective
Examples from the Corpus
cross-leggedAll the children were sitting cross-legged on the floor.sat cross-leggedCarrie sat cross-legged beside me, her tummy huge under her nightie.Philippa sat cross-legged beside the bed, as if meditating on the carpet.Lady Jones sat in a straight-backed chair; several chil-dren sat cross-legged on the floor in front of her.He sat cross-legged on the floor scanning titles for hours.He sat cross-legged on the ground and stared into the black grid on the front of the radio. 2.25 p.m.She sat cross-legged on the mat at the far side of the table.Claude and Ruth were talking quietly with Pat, who sat cross-legged on the sofa.Meh'Lindi sat cross-legged regarding Jaq expressionlessly all this time.
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