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Lit. arabesque roof tile. Also *hanahiragawara [.
1@An eaves-end tile, nokisaki hiragawara 敽, named after the arabesque pattern *karakusamon often found on the pendant edge. See *gatou .

2@Any tile decorated with an arabesque pattern at its edge. A pantile decorated with an arabesque pattern is called san karakusagawara V. Variations include the flat arabesque tile *hira karakusagawara , corner arabesque tile *sumi karakusagawara , gable arabesque tile keraba karakusagawara 屉H or multi-layered-box tile juubakogawara d. These words are sometimes abbreviated by omitting the word kawara.
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