bù shàliǎngtóu 不厦兩頭



  • bu shaliangtou (Pinyin without tones)
  • 不厦兩頭 (Traditional Chinese)1
  • 不厦两头 (Simplified Chinese)
  • bù shàliǎngtóu (Pinyin)
  • pu sha-liang-t'ou (Wade-Giles)
  • overhanging gable roof (English)2


    Meaning, literally, "without shaliangtou." See shaliangtou 厦兩頭

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  • 1 陳. 2010. 《營造法式》辭解, 91.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 2 FU. 2017. Traditional Chinese Architecture: Twelve Essays, 349.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; GUO. 2002. A Visual Dictionary of Chinese Architecture, 21.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; LIANG. 2005. Chinese architecture: a pictorial history, 11.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

Broad Match: roof types

How to Cite This Entry

ZHANG Xu 張旭 et al., “ 不厦兩頭 bù shàliǎngtóu” in Architectura Sinica last modified November 25, 2021, https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000186.


ZHANG Xu 張旭 et al., “ 不厦兩頭 bù shàliǎngtóu.” In Architectura Sinica, edited by Tracy Miller. Entry published September 15, 2021. https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000186.

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Entry Title: 不厦兩頭 bù shàliǎngtóu

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