|KEY WORD : architecture / general terms|
called omodaruki 母垂木. A base rafter that extends outward from the
roof framework, generally the eave purlin *gagyou
丸桁, and carries the horizontal flying rafter support *kioi
木負 on its outer ends in order to support the shorter flying rafters *hien daruki
飛檐垂木. In the Nara period base rafters were generally circular
in cross section while flying rafters were rectangular.
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