Glossary

A collection of Koi-related terms collected by members over the years.  Please, if we are missing any or any corrections that need to be made, let us know by dropping us an email at webmaster@koisociety.org

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Raigo
Sunrise viewed FROM a mountain top. The term IS applied TO a shusui hybrid of the midorigoi. Such koi are very rare AND variable IN their colors
Renzokumoyo
Continuous pattern.
Rin
Scale.
Rin'oh prize.
Prize given to the koi that wins best in size at the ZNA All Japan Nishikigoi Show. The same award at the All Japan Combined Nishikigoi Show is called the Kokugyo prize.
Roku
6
Roku bu
Size 6