- shaojian (Pinyin without tones)
- 梢間 (Traditional Chinese)
- 梢间 (Simplified Chinese)
- shāojiān (Pinyin)1
- shao-chien (Wade-Giles)
literally: "end" bay (Kroll 2015, 402); the outer bays of a building (Chen 2010, 315), bays beyond the secondary bays (cijian 次間) and before jinjian 盡間 end bays (Guo 2002, 70; Fu 2017, 365); see also jinjian 盡間.2
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- 1 陳. 2010. 《營造法式》辭解, 315.
- 2 KROLL. 2015. A Student's Dictionary of Classical and Medieval Chinese, 402.; 陳. 2010. 《營造法式》辭解, 315.; GUO. 2002. A Visual Dictionary of Chinese Architecture, 70.; FU. 2017. Traditional Chinese Architecture: Twelve Essays, 365.
Broad Match: building frame
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Bibliography:CMW S21, “ 梢間 shāojiān.” In Architectura Sinica, edited by Tracy Miller. Entry published March 12, 2021. https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000151.
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