|KEY WORD : architecture / roofing tiles|
| 1 A
structure with a tile roof. See *kawarabuki
2 Also written 瓦家. From the beginning of 13c, the kiln in which roof tiles were fired, or the building in which the kiln was located. See *kawara 瓦, *kawarayane 瓦屋根.
3 A craftsman who manufactures or repairs roof tiles. Also *kawarabukishi 瓦葺師, kawarayaki 瓦焼.
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