xiégǒng 斜栱

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Terms

  • xiegong (Pinyin without tones)
  • 斜栱 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 斜栱 (Simplified Chinese)
  • xiégǒng (Pinyin)
  • hsieh-kung (Wade-Giles)

Gloss

    literally: "diagonal" "bracket arm" (Kroll 2015, 504, 135; Liang 2005, 62) bracket arm placed at an acute angle with respect to the building facade1

    方向既不平行也不垂直於屋身的栱1

Works Cited

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  • 1 KROLL. 2015. A Student's Dictionary of Classical and Medieval Chinese, 135,504.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; LIANG. 2005. Chinese architecture: a pictorial history, 62.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

Broad Match: bracketing

How to Cite This Entry

CMW S21, “ 斜栱 xiégǒng” in Architectura Sinica last modified April 18, 2021, https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000148.

Bibliography:

CMW S21, “ 斜栱 xiégǒng.” In Architectura Sinica, edited by Tracy Miller. Entry published March 20, 2021. https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000148.

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Entry Title: 斜栱 xiégǒng

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