|KEY WORD : architecture / general terms|
| 1 Generally
a base for tile roofing *kawarabuki
瓦葺. A board covering is placed over the roof framework not only to spread
the clay for setting the tiles but also to absorb rainwater, thus protecting
the roof framework.
2 A sheathing on which to lay a thick shingled roof *kokerabuki 柿葺, cypress bark roofing *hiwadabuki 桧皮葺 etc. It can also refer to the shingles themselves. Sometimes this term is abbreviated to *doi 土居 or kurebuki 榑葺.
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