lúdǒu 櫨枓



  • ludou (Pinyin without tones)
  • 櫨枓 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 栌斗 (Simplified Chinese)
  • lúdǒu (Pinyin)1
  • lu-tou (Wade-Giles)


    "cap block; largest bearing block in a bracket set, joined into the top of a pillar (Fu 2017, 361; Guo 2002, 56); literally: "smokebush" "bearing block" (Kroll 2015, 282, 91)2


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  • 1 陳. 2010. 《營造法式》辭解, 460.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 2 FU. 2017. Traditional Chinese Architecture: Twelve Essays, 361.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; GUO. 2002. A Visual Dictionary of Chinese Architecture, 56.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; KROLL. 2015. A Student's Dictionary of Classical and Medieval Chinese, 282, 91.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

Broad Match: bracketing

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CMW S21, “ 櫨枓 lúdǒu” in Architectura Sinica last modified March 18, 2021, https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000158.


CMW S21, “ 櫨枓 lúdǒu.” In Architectura Sinica, edited by Tracy Miller. Entry published March 18, 2021. https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000158.

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