Glossary

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Hariwake
Two colored metallic koi from double metallic cross. Doitsu version hariwake, yamabuki patterned.
Hariwake Matsuba
A silver and yellow metallic Koi with a black pattern in each of its scales (Hikari Moyomono).
Hasami Zumi
Sumi between the hi plates.
Hashiri Zumi
Running sumi. Sumi that is scattered in stripes (other then motoguru) on showa pecs and sanke.
Hatsuhi
The first rising sun of the new year -- A pinkish white; descriptive term in unique koi.
Heisei Nishiki
Hi
Red.
Hi Asagi
An Asagi whose red marking extends over the lateral line (Asagi).
Hi kobore
Stray hi spots.
Hi Mura
Inconsistency in hi color.
Hi Showa
Red showa
Hi Shusui
A Shusui whose red pattern spreads up from the belly and covers the back (Shusui).
Hi Utsuri
A black Koi with red markings (Utsurimono).
Hi-botan
A Koi resembling Bekko, derived from Utsuri lineage (Kawarimono).
Hi-moyo
Red pattern, as in kohaku.
Hiagari
Intensity of red.
Hiban
Red pattern element or red area.
Higoi
Red koi.
Hikarimono
Shinning ones, the metallic groups.
Hikarimoyo
Multicolored white based, colored metallic koi.
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