Glossary of terms used on this site

How many descriptive terms for Sumi do we have, how many refer to placement of sumi, and how do they vary from variety to variety?  But since there appear to be a great deal of terms to decribe sumi and it's placement, it must be pretty important.

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Term Definition
Agozumi
Sumi on gills.
Aka Bekko
A red Koi with black markings. (Bekko)
Aka Hajiro
A red Koi with white tips to the pectoral and caudal fins (Kawarimono).
Aka Matsuba
A red Koi with black 'pinecone' Matsuba pattern in the scales along the back (Kawarimono).
Asagi Sumi-nagashi
A Koi whose black scales are outlined in white. More commonly known as Sumi-nagashi. (Kawarimono).
Atozumi
Late developing black markings.
Bekko
Tortoiseshell. Either white (shiro bekko), red (aka bekko), yellow (ki bekko) with black sanke like sumi markings.
Beni Kumonryu
Kumonryu with beni pattern.
Chobozumi
Dark spot found on head of young koi, caused by thin skin.
Dohzumi
Trunk sumi. Large sumi that wraps down the lateral line.
Dokazumi
Large sumi. Also called oh zumi.
Gomazumi
Sesame sumi. Small, scattered sumi.
Hachizumi
Black diagonal pattern that runs diagonally across the head.
Hanazumi
Black pattern around the mouth and nose area.
Hasamizumi
Sumi between the hi plates.
Hashirizumi
Running sumi. Sumi that is scattered in stripes (other then motoguru) on showa pecs and sanke.
Himozumi
String sumi. Shape of sumi that is long and thin, like string, but not necessarily straight.
Hitomojizumi
Hito pattern. V or Y hachiware zumi pattern.
Honzumi
Solid, sanke type markings.
Houkizumi
Broom sumi. Sumi on pec fins.
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