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正座正坐
Readings
せいざ
seiza
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
seiza, kneeling with the tops of the feet flat on the floor, and sitting on the solesfaçon de s'asseoir à la japonaisekniendes Sitzen auf den Fersen, Seiza

Kanji
ON: セイ, ショウKUN: ただ.しい, ただ.す, まさ, まさ.に
correct, justice, righteous, 10**40

ON: KUN: すわ.る
squat, seat, cushion, gathering, sit

ON: セイ, ショウKUN: ただ.しい, ただ.す, まさ, まさ.に
correct, justice, righteous, 10**40

ON: ザ, サKUN: すわ.る, おわす, そぞろに, まします
sit

Example sentences
ずっと正座してたからか、足がしびれちゃって。Parts: ずっと (ずーっと), 正座 (せいざ), から, (あし), 痺れる (しびれる), じゃうI've sat on my heels for so long my legs have fallen asleep.
Ich hab so lange auf den Fersen gesessen, bis meine Beine taub geworden sind.

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