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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Kage
Shadow.
Kage Showa
A shadowed showa.  Usually benched Kawarigoi
Kagezumi
Shadow sumi.
Kakuzumi
Square sumi. Round sumi is called maruzumi.
Karasu
Crow.
Karasu no nurebairo
Color of crow's wet feathers. Shiniest black.
Karasugoi
Crow koi, black koi.
Kasanezumi
Piled up sumi. Sumi that is riding over or overlapping the hi.
Katazumi
Sumi on shoulder.
Koborezumi
Scattered black.
Kokuringata
Form of scales with black edges that came from the magoi
Koromozumi
Sumi goromo netted sumi.
Kozumi
Small black spots, but tidy.
Kubiwazumi
Collar sumi. Sumi that goes around the neck, connecting 1 gill plate to the other.
Kuchizumi
Mouth sumi.
Kuro
Black
Kuro Goshiki
Goshiki with black body ground color.
Kuro Ki Han
The original name for ki utsuri. Black with yellow pattern.
Kuro Me
Black eyes.
Kuro Ogon
Black Ogon
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