Glossary

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Term Definition
Nabezumi
Poor sumi.
Naga
Long
Nagaremoyo
Streaming hi pattern.
Namikin
Tail fin.
Namitate
Dorsal fin.
Napoleon
A subvariety of Kohaku; These are Doitsu Kohaku, which have a head Hi pattern that resembles Napoleon's hat.
Narumi
A mid blue color named for the town in Japan where a cloth of this color is produced.
Narumi Asagi
Normal asagi pattern.
Narumigata
A form of Nishikigoi scales that narumi asagi are well known for. This term, which is coined by the author makes its first appearance in this book.
Nasukonezumi
“Purple sumi" with nasukone being an eggplant and nasukone sumi being the color of an eggplant  and shiny like an eggplant. This would almost always refer to sumi on a sanke.
Nesai
Over 1 year old, and up to 2 yrs old.
Nezu
Gray.
Nezu Ogon
An early type of platinum contributed to create new varieties.
Ni
2
Ni bu
Size 2.
Niban
Secondary.
Niban Hi
Thin Hi. Secondary hi.
Nidan
2 step.
Nidan hara
Concave abdomen.
Nidan Kohaku
A sub variety of kohaku with a two step pattern.
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