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  • pu (Pinyin without tones)1
  • (Traditional Chinese)
  • (Simplified Chinese)
  • (Pinyin)1
  • p'u (Wade-Giles)


    lay and arrange in a certain manner; used in relation to layered bracketing structures, such as puzuo 鋪作 (Guo 2002, 63; Fu 2017, 363)2


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  • 1 陳. 2010. 《營造法式》辭解, 410.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; 漢語大詞典編纂処. 2011. 漢語大詞典, accessed May 27, 2022.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 2 GUO. 2002. A Visual Dictionary of Chinese Architecture, 63.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; FU. 2017. Traditional Chinese Architecture: Twelve Essays, 363.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

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