tuófēng 駝峰



  • tuofeng (Pinyin without tones)
  • 駝峰 (Traditional Chinese)1
  • 驼峰 (Simplified Chinese)
  • 駝峯 (Traditional Chinese)2
  • tuófēng (Pinyin)2
  • t'o-feng (Wade-Giles)
  • camel's hump (lit.) (English)3
  • camel's-hump-shaped brace (English)4

Related concepts

    柁墩 tuódūn

    荷葉墩 héyèdūn

Works Cited

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  • 1 李. 2009. 營造法式 (1103; 故宫藏抄本)Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 2 陳. 2010. 《營造法式》辭解, 415.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 3 GUO. 2002. A Visual Dictionary of Chinese Architecture, 80.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 4 FU. 2017. Traditional Chinese Architecture: Twelve Essays, 368.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

Broad Match: building frame

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How to Cite This Entry

REN Sijie 任思捷 et al., “ 駝峰 tuófēng” in Architectura Sinica last modified July 16, 2022, https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000133.


REN Sijie 任思捷 et al., “ 駝峰 tuófēng.” In Architectura Sinica, edited by Tracy Miller. Entry published May 23, 2020. https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000133.

About this Entry

Entry Title: 駝峰 tuófēng

Authorial and Editorial Responsibility:

  • Tracy Miller, editor, Architectura Sinica
  • ZHUGE Jing 諸葛净, associate editor, Architectural Terminology
  • REN Sijie 任思捷, GUO Mian 郭勉, and YANG Wantian 杨菀阗, entry contributors, “ 駝峰 tuófēng

Additional Credit:

  • Initial Research YANG Wantian 杨菀阗 GUO Mian 郭勉 REN Sijie 任思捷 ATTCAT 2019
  • Data entry, adding citations by SUN Zheng

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