páilóu 牌樓



  • pailou (Pinyin without tones)2
  • 牌樓 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 牌楼 (Simplified Chinese)
  • páilóu (Pinyin)2
  • p'ai-lou (Wade-Giles)

Works Cited

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  • 1 GUO. 2002. A Visual Dictionary of Chinese Architecture, 61.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 2 漢語大詞典編纂処. 2011. 漢語大詞典, accessed June 12, 2022.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

How to Cite This Entry

SUN Xiaoqian 孙晓倩 et al., “ 牌樓 páilóu” in Architectura Sinica last modified May 30, 2022, https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000213.


SUN Xiaoqian 孙晓倩 et al., “ 牌樓 páilóu.” In Architectura Sinica, edited by Tracy Miller. Entry published May 30, 2022. https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000213.

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Entry Title: 牌樓 páilóu

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