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Usually in kana
gram, gramme
, かわら
roof tile
れんが, 煉, レンガ
Usually in kana
, まるがわら
See 平瓦
convex roof tile
, ともえがわら
comma-pattern tile
, がぜん
meaningless existence
, かわらや
1. tiled roof, tile-roofed house
2. tile maker, tile dealer, tiler
3. tile kiln
, かわらや
tile-roofed house
, むながわら
ridge tile
, しゃちほこがわら
See 鯱・しゃちほこ
ridge-end tile with the figure of a shachihoko (e.g. on a castle)
, かわら状, かわらがさね
May take 'no'
imbricate, tegular, overlapping
, , がとう
See 軒丸瓦, See 軒平瓦
decorative cap of an eave-end roof tile
, ひらがわら
See 丸瓦
concave roof tile
, あぶみがわら
See 軒丸瓦, Archaism
eave-end roof tile (comprising a convex semi-cylindrical tile and a decorative pendant)
, いしがわら
slate roof tile
, さんがわら
, かわらざる
clay monkey figure
, がよう, かわらがま
tile kiln
, がせき
1. worthless thing, garbage, roof tile and stone
2. brick
, 女, めがわら
concave tile
, 男, おがわら
See 丸瓦
convex roof tile
かわらたけ, , カワラタケ
Usually in kana
turkey tail mushroom (Trametes versicolor)
がれき, , がりゃく
Usually in kana
rubble, debris, wreckage
天日, てんじつがわら
sun-dried brick, adobe
木煉, もくれんが, きれんが
wooden block
屋根, かわらやね
tiled roof
葺き, , かわらぶき
, せいがだい, チョンワデ
the Blue House (South Korea's presidential palace)
煎餅, かわらせんべい
tile-shaped rice-cracker
赤煉, 赤レンガ, あかれんが, あかレンガ
May take 'no'
red brick
人形, かわらにんぎょう
tile figure, ceramic figurine
灯口, がとうぐち
low entrance (usually, but not always, to a teahouse) with a tiled archway overhead
軒丸, のきまるがわら
See 丸瓦, See 瓦当
eave-end roof tile (comprising a convex semi-cylindrical tile and a decorative pendant)
軒平, のきひらがわら
See 平瓦, See 瓦当
eave-end roof tile (comprising a broadly concave tile and near-rectangular decorative cap)
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