|KEY WORD : architecture / general terms|
| 1 A
generic term for structural members that are square in cross section. Examples
are found on the steps of many small shrines and the grid *dodai
土台, on which most 1-bay shrine buildings *ikkensha-zukuri
一間社造, are supported.
2 The upper-most horizontal member *kasagi 笠木, of a shrine gate *torii 鳥居.
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