- ge (Pinyin without tones)
- 閣 (Traditional Chinese)
- 阁 (Simplified Chinese)
- gé (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.; KROLL. 2015. A Student's Dictionary of Classical and Medieval Chinese, 131.
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Bibliography:CMW S21, “ 閣 gé.” In Architectura Sinica, edited by Tracy Miller. Entry published March 21, 2018. https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000078.
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