KEY WORD : architecture / general terms
1 The incline of a stone wall and castle rampart. Nori ichiwari 法一割, means that for every 1m of height, the incline is offset by 10cm. This is computed by dropping a perpendicular line from the upper corner of the wall to the ground. The angle made by the outermost extent of the stone wall in relation to the ground is called norijiri 法尻. The slope is called norimen 法面 and the corner where the face and top meet is called norikata 法肩.

a) norikata 法肩 b) norimen 法面 c) norijiri 法尻

2 The length of any structural member. See *uchinori 内法.


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