nídàogǒng 泥道栱



  • nidaogong (Pinyin without tones)
  • 泥道栱 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 泥道栱 (Simplified Chinese)
  • nídàogǒng (Pinyin)1
  • ni-tao-kung (Wade-Giles)


    a short bracket arm located in the wall plane above the tops of the columns (Guo 2002, 61; Fu 2017, 362; Chen 2010, 221); literally: plaster/clay path bracket arm (Kroll 2015, 321, 135)2

    櫨枓上與華栱相交之(陳 2010, 221)。3

Works Cited

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  • 1 陳. 2010. 《營造法式》辭解, 221.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 2 GUO. 2002. A Visual Dictionary of Chinese Architecture, 61.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; FU. 2017. Traditional Chinese Architecture: Twelve Essays, 362.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; 陳. 2010. 《營造法式》辭解, 221.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; KROLL. 2015. A Student's Dictionary of Classical and Medieval Chinese, 135, 321.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 3 陳. 2010. 《營造法式》辭解, 221.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

Broad Match: bracketing

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CMW S21, “ 泥道栱 nídàogǒng” in Architectura Sinica last modified June 1, 2021, https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000167.


CMW S21, “ 泥道栱 nídàogǒng.” In Architectura Sinica, edited by Tracy Miller. Entry published March 11, 2021. https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000167.

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