wudian 廡殿



  • wudian (Pinyin without tones)1
  • 廡殿 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 庑殿 (Simplified Chinese)
  • wǔdiàn (Pinyin)
  • wu-tien (Wade-Giles)
  • hip roof (English)2
  • hipped roof (English)3

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Works Cited

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  • 1 GUO, A Visual Dictionary of Chinese Architecture 中國建築英漢雙解辭典Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 2 GUO, A Visual Dictionary of Chinese Architecture 中國建築英漢雙解辭典, 74,142.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; LIANG, Chinese architectureLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 3 ; ; FU, Traditional Chinese Architecture: Twelve Essays, 366,369.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

Broad Match: Fortification Elements

How to Cite This Entry

Tracy Miller, “ 廡殿 wudian” in Architectura Sinica last modified May 16, 2020, https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000125.


Tracy Miller, “ 廡殿 wudian.” In Architectura Sinica, edited by Tracy Miller. Entry published May 17, 2020. https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000125.

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Entry Title: 廡殿 wudian

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  • Tracy Miller, editor, Architectura Sinica
  • Tracy Miller, entry contributor, “ 廡殿 wudian

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  • Initial Research JIA Tingli 賈亭立 MA Jiaqi 馬嘉琪 ATTCAT 2019
  • Data entry, adding citations 2020 by SUN Zheng

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