xúanshān 懸山



  • xuanshan (Pinyin without tones)
  • 懸山 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 悬山 (Simplified Chinese)
  • xúanshān (Pinyin)
  • hsüan-shan (Wade-Giles)


    overhanging gable roof (Fu 2017, 370)1


Works Cited

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  • 1 FU. 2017. Traditional Chinese Architecture: Twelve Essays, 370.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

Broad Match: building frame

How to Cite This Entry

CMW S21, “ 懸山xúanshān” in Architectura Sinica last modified March 24, 2021, https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000146.


CMW S21, “ 懸山xúanshān.” In Architectura Sinica, edited by Tracy Miller. Entry published March 24, 2021. https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000146.

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Entry Title: 懸山xúanshān

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  • Tracy Miller, editor, Architectura Sinica
  • ZHUGE Jing 諸葛净, associate editor, Architectural Terminology
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