Glossary

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Koromo
Koi patterned similar to kohaku, sanke, showa with additional common feature of vignette or scale reticulations over the red pattern or with goshiki over the white and red or white only. Vignette may be blue or black.
Koromo sanshoku
Ai on the hi plates of taisho sanshoku.
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.
Kuchi
Lips
Kuchibeni
Lipstick. Hi on lips.
Kuchizumi
Mouth sumi.
Kujaku
Peacock. Metallic white based patterned koi with additional scale reticulation over both pattern and base colors.
Kumonryu
Flying dragon. Sumi pattern changes over time. Doitsu black and white.
Kumoru
Loss of color brightness and gloss over time.
Kuragake
Saddle. Pattern that crosses backbone and covers both sides.
Kuragata
Patterns vertically laid nishikigoi that shape like a saddle.
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
Kuroboshi
A relatively large black spot.
Kurogoi
Black food carp, orgin of nishikigoi
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