瓦當 wǎdàng

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Terms

  • barrel tile ends (preferred) (English)1
  • 瓦當 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 瓦当 (Simplified Chinese)
  • wǎdàng (Pinyin)
  • wa-tang (Wade-Giles)
  • tile end (lit.) (English)
  • eave-tile ends (English)2

Note (brief)

    Type of barrel tile (筒瓦 tongwa) used to cap the end of a line of covering tiles at the eaves.

Related concepts

Works Cited

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  • 1 ATTCAT 2018Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 2 FU, Traditional Chinese Architecture: Twelve Essays, 349.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

Broad Match: Roofing Tiles

How to Cite This Entry

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Bibliography:

瓦當 wǎdàng.” In Architectura Sinica, edited by Tracy Miller. Entry published January 25, 2020. https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000110.

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Entry Title: 瓦當 wǎdàng

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

Additional Credit:

  • Peer review by ATTCAT 2018
  • Data entry, proofreading and revision by Tracy Miller
  • Adding citations Melanie LU
  • Revising title statement by SUN Zheng 孫正

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