|KEY WORD : architecture / general terms|
|The horizontal base on which the diagonal braces *sasuzao 扠首竿 are placed in the gable of a gabled roof *kirizuma-zukuri 切妻造 on the gable of a hip and gable roof *irimoya-zukuri 入母屋造. The base member may also be an ordinary transverse beam *hari 梁 or rainbow beam *kouryou 虹梁. When a strut *sasuzuka 扠首束 is centered between the diagonal braces, it, too, usually rests on the sasudai.|
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