• ge (Pinyin without tones)
  • (Traditional Chinese)
  • (Simplified Chinese)
  • (Pinyin)
  • ko (Wade-Giles)


    pavilion, usually with a balustrade or railing; a raised passageway, similar to 棧道 zhandao (Fu 2017, 356; Kroll 2015, 131); in practice often interchangeable with the 樓 lou (tower), and often used with lou in compounds to mean a multi-story structure, see: 樓閣 louge1


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  • 1 FU. 2017. Traditional Chinese Architecture: Twelve Essays, 356.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; KROLL. 2015. A Student's Dictionary of Classical and Medieval Chinese, 131.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

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