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In Japanese, there's this thing called 横座り (yokozuwari, lit. "side-sitting") that looks like this:

yokozuwari

Basically, you sit on your knees, but then partially swing your legs out to one side. Is there a concise way of describing this in English? A short phrase or a single word; either one would work.

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There is no single word to describe this in English - you have to use a phrase, such as:

She is sitting on the floor with her knees bent and legs to one side.

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The only word I have come across in relation to this mode of sitting is seiza in martial arts and of course the famous tea ceremonies.

Description of this well-know formal Japanese sitting position can be found here

I suppose the shortest description for the sitting position you describe would be a seiza with feet splayed to the left (/right).

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