cìjiān 次間



  • cijian (Pinyin without tones)
  • 次間 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 次间 (Simplified Chinese)
  • cìjiān (Pinyin)
  • tz'u-chien (Wade-Giles)


    the bays on either side of the central bay; secondary bays or side bays (Guo 2002, 27; Fu 2017, 351)1


Works Cited

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  • 1 GUO. 2002. A Visual Dictionary of Chinese Architecture, 27.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; FU. 2017. Traditional Chinese Architecture: Twelve Essays, 351.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

Broad Match: building frame

How to Cite This Entry

CMW S21, “ 次間cìjiān” in Architectura Sinica last modified May 21, 2021, https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000150.


CMW S21, “ 次間cìjiān.” In Architectura Sinica, edited by Tracy Miller. Entry published March 20, 2021. https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000150.

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Entry Title: 次間cìjiān

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