|red or scarlet as color of marking or pattern
|a plate of Hi, used for description of Hi quality and thickness
|back eadge of a Hi (or sumi) marking on the border to the white ground
|*sharp kiwa is preferable
|faint red (or gray of sumi) at the front of a Hi (or sumi) marking because the white scales overlap onto the red (or black) scales
|*A-scale-wide sashi is good, but wider or uneven-wide sashi are not good.
|back edge of a Hi marking, or kiwa, drawing some arches along the scale shapes
|back edge line of a Hi marking, or kiwa, is in the middle of the scales
|KAMISORI GIWA (razor-cut kiwa)
|back edge line of a Hi marking, or kiwa, is sharp and straight in the middle of the scales
|a small Hi spot apart from the markings, unnecessary in most cases
|uneven colors in the Hi plate. poor quality Hi
|koke is a slang of scale, and suki is a gap. Kokesuki is gaps between scales in the color of the pattern.
|no marking on the head, used especially for the Gasanke and the Utsuri
|a blank or an opening in the pattern
|a Hi marking touching or covering an eyeball. graceless in most cases