|KEY WORD : architecture / general terms|
| Purlins *keta
桁, placed along the tops of pillars surrounding the core *moya
母屋, of a temple building. They are the inner purlins as compared to the outer
wall purlins, kawageta 側桁, set along and placed lengthwise on the tops
of the row of exterior pillars of the peripheral area of a building *hisashi
廂. Where bracket complexes are placed on the pillars, and the inner purlins and
outer purlins are set in them, the terms irikawageta and kawageta
are still used.
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