yánzhù 檐柱



  • yanzhu (Pinyin without tones)
  • 檐柱 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 檐柱 (Simplified Chinese)
  • yánzhù (Pinyin)2
  • yan-chu (Wade-Giles)
  • eaves pillars (lit.) (English)
  • eaves pillars (ATTCAT preferred translation) (English)1

Note (full)

    Pillars used to support the eaves, usually placed around the outer perimeter of a structure.3

    See 柱 zhù

    用於支撐外檐的柱子,通常指柱網最外一圈的柱子放置在結構的周圍。 3

    参见 柱 zhù

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Works Cited

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  • 1 2018. ATTCAT 2018Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 2 陳. 2010. 《營造法式》辭解, 437.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 3 陳. 2010. 《營造法式》辭解, 437.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; GUO. 2002. A Visual Dictionary of Chinese Architecture, 88.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

Broad Match: building frame

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檐柱 yánzhù.” In Architectura Sinica, edited by Tracy Miller. Entry published January 24, 2020. https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000111.

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