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ángxíng shuǎtóu 昂形耍頭


  • angxing shuatou (Pinyin without tones)1
  • 昂形耍頭 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 昂形耍头 (Simplified Chinese)
  • ángxíng shuǎtóu (Pinyin)1
  • ang-hsing-shua-t`ou (Wade-Giles)
  • slanted bracket arm-shaped shuatou (English)


    Term used to describe a shuatou, a timber joined through the linggong, that has been crafted to mimic a slanted bracket-arm. More on the shuatou can be found in Chen Mingda (2010, 241)1 (T. Miller)

Works Cited

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  • 1 陳. 2010. 《營造法式》辭解, 241.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; 漢語大詞典編纂処. 2011. 漢語大詞典, accessed May 28, 2022.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

Broad Match: bracketing

How to Cite This Entry

Tracy Miller et al., “ 昂形耍頭 ángxíng shuǎtóu” in Architectura Sinica last modified May 28, 2022,


Tracy Miller et al., “ 昂形耍頭 ángxíng shuǎtóu.” In Architectura Sinica, edited by Tracy Miller. Entry published March 21, 2018.

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  • Tracy Miller, editor, Architectura Sinica
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