|KEY WORD : architecture / general terms|
|A curbstone that runs horizontally along the top edge of a podium *danjouzumi 壇上積 that does not extend as far as the edge of the eaves. Amakatsura-ishi, therefore, are far enough away from the end of the eave overhang *noki-no-de 軒の出, that they are not affected by dripping rainwater.|
|*katsura-ishi 葛石, *amaochi 雨落, *kidan 基壇|
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