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    a kind of toilet

    What do you call this kind of toilet? Is there any special name for that?
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    Re: a kind of toilet

    It would be helpful to know where (in what country) this particular toilet is located. Depending upon the location, this type of facility is often referred to as a "squat toilet."

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    Re: a kind of toilet

    Thanks.
    I've sseen it in Iran and Turkey. I think it's normally found in muslim countries.

    If there's another term for this, please let me know.

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    Re: a kind of toilet

    They have them in Asia, too. I would call it a "squatter."

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    Re: a kind of toilet

    Quote Originally Posted by English4everyone View Post
    Thanks.
    I've sseen it in Iran and Turkey. I think it's normally found in Muslim countries.

    If there's another term for this, please let me know.
    These toilets are very common in India. India is not a "Muslim country".
    I don't think there is a particular term for them in English. (In French they are called "toilettes la Turque")

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    Re: a kind of toilet

    Wouldn't defecation be difficult?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Wouldn't defecation be difficult?
    You get used to it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by English4everyone View Post
    What do you call this kind of toilet? Is there any special name for that?

    Not a teacher.

    This is Indian Water Closet(IWC).
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    Re: a kind of toilet

    Quote Originally Posted by Kumar Nadimuthu View Post

    This is an Indian water closet (IWC).
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    Re: a kind of toilet

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