|KEY WORD : architecture / general terms|
| 1 A prefix attached to the name of a structural
member to indicate that the member is not visible. Unexposed members includes:
a hidden roof *noyane 野屋根, hidden
rafters *nodaruki 野垂木, or *nogoya
野小屋, hidden ceiling notenjou 野天井, and hidden purlin within the roof framework
*nomoya 野母屋, a hidden transverse
beam nobari 野梁. An exposed member is called *keshou
2 Structural members left in a rough, unfinished state. This includes unexposed members used in a hidden roof, noyane, and roof sheathing *noji-ita 野地板. The term also applies to quarried stone left unprocessed.
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