màngǒng 慢栱



  • mangong (Pinyin without tones)
  • 慢栱 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 慢栱 (Simplified Chinese)
  • màngǒng (Pinyin)1
  • man-kung (Wade-Giles)


    literally: "boastful; contemptuous, arrogant" bracket arm (Kroll 2015, 294), a long bracket-arm placed parallel to the building plane above a shorter bracket arm, either a guazigong or nidaogong (Guo 2002, 57, Fu 2017, 361)2

    鋪作跳頭上若用重疊的兩層,下一稱爲“瓜子栱”,上一爲“慢栱”。(陳 2010, 235)3

Works Cited

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  • 1 陳. 2010. 《營造法式》辭解, 396.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 2 KROLL. 2015. A Student's Dictionary of Classical and Medieval Chinese, 294.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; GUO. 2002. A Visual Dictionary of Chinese Architecture, 57.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; FU. 2017. Traditional Chinese Architecture: Twelve Essays, 361.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 3 陳. 2010. 《營造法式》辭解, 235.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

Broad Match: bracketing

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CMW S21, “ 慢栱 màngǒng” in Architectura Sinica last modified March 12, 2021, https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000155.


CMW S21, “ 慢栱 màngǒng.” In Architectura Sinica, edited by Tracy Miller. Entry published March 12, 2021. https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000155.

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