|KEY WORD : architecture / folk dwellings|
called hon'yageta 本屋桁. The eaves plate or purlin supported by the
or the row of posts along the outside of the peripheral zone *geya
下屋, created by extending the roof beyond the central main frame *jouya
上屋, in traditional vernacular houses *minka
民家, with thatched roofs. It supports the ends of the rafters *taruki
垂木. The term serves to the distinguish this purlin from the *jouyageta
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