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นั่งไขว่ห้าง
nangF khwaiL haangF
pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiนั่ง-ไขฺว่-ฮ่าง
IPAnâŋ kʰwàj hâːŋ
Royal Thai General Systemnang khwaihang

 [verb]
definition
to sit cross-legged (in the Western style)

notesTo sit with one's leg hanging over the knee of the other leg. This is considered impolite by the Thais because in this position one's feet are pointed at others.
componentsนั่ง nangFto sit or be sitting
ไขว่ห้างkhwaiL haangFcross-legged; to cross (one's) legs (in the Western style)
sample
sentence
. อย่านั่งไขว่ห้าง หรือเอาเท้าวางบนโต๊ะ
seeL yaaL nangF khwaiL haangF reuuR aoM thaaoH waangM bohnM dtoH
"4. Do no sit with your leg crossed over your knee nor should you put your feet up on the table."

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