|KEY WORD : architecture / general terms|
| Hineri means to twist, turn, back, or roll.
Also written 捻斗; also called onisarato 鬼皿斗. A square or rectangular
plate block *sarato
皿斗, that appeared at Houryuuji 法隆寺 at the end of 7c-8c and was occasionally
employed thereafter. During the late 16c a larger, curvilinear style block
placed between the top of pillars and large bearing blocks, *daito
大斗 became popular. Its upper part is raised and curved back so that its
outermost point is in line with the edge of the bearing block.
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