Glossary

A collection of terms that have been acquired over the years.  If we are missing some, please let us know and if there are any errors, again, please let us know.

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Term Definition
Kinga Shinnen
Happy New Year
Kinitsusei
Uniformity of color.
Kinporai
Bronze metallic matsuba ogon.
Kinrin
Gold scale.
Kinsui
Metallic shusui.
Kinzakura
Golden bordered hi.
Kirokemi
Cut-in. Shiroji which cuts into hi plates from the belly.
Kobore
Scattered.
Koborehi
Scattered red.
Koborezumi
Scattered black.
Kohaku
White koi red pattern.
Koinobori
""Carp Streamer."" Nishikigoi-shaped winsock. Traditionally, Japanese families with boys fly Koinobori outdoors to celebrate Childrens' Day (5th of May) because the carp is a symbol of a successful career.
Koke
Scale.
Kokenami
Scalation.
Kokesuki
Lighter scales. Refers to scale in a hi plate or sumi patch. Scales that are not saturated with color and background shows through.
Kokkaku
Bone structure.
Kokuringata
Form of scales with black edges that came from the magoi
Komoyo
Small, flowery markings.
Konjo
Very dark, indigo/purple, blue.
Konzai
Kiwa having both maruzome and kamisori elements.
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