筒瓦 tòngwǎ

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Terms

  • barrel tiles (preferred) (English)1
  • 筒瓦 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 㼧瓦 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 筒瓦 (Simplified Chinese)
  • tòngwǎ (Pinyin)
  • t'ong-wa (Wade-Giles)
  • barrel tile (lit.) (English)

Note (brief)

    Type of covering tile with a semi-circular (or greater) cross section.2

Related concepts

Works Cited

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  • 1 FU, Traditional Chinese Architecture: Twelve EssaysLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 2 ATTCAT 2018Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

Broad Match: Roofing Tiles

How to Cite This Entry

筒瓦 tòngwǎ” in Architectura Sinica last modified June 18, 2020, https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000109.

Bibliography:

筒瓦 tòngwǎ.” In Architectura Sinica, edited by Tracy Miller. Entry published January 18, 2020. https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000109.

About this Entry

Entry Title: 筒瓦 tòngwǎ

Authorial and Editorial Responsibility:

  • Tracy Miller, editor, Architectura Sinica
  • Yuh-Fen Benda, associate editor, Architectural Terminology

Additional Credit:

  • Peer review by ATTCAT 2018
  • Data entry and editing by ZHUGE Jing 諸葛净
  • Revision by Tracy Miller
  • Revising title statement by SUN Zheng 孫正

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