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Nishiki-goi (Colored carp) kanji

Japanese colored carp

The carp’s annual upstream fight to get to its spawning grounds–in ancient legends its climb up waterfalls to turn into a dragon–symbolizes a male child’s healthy and vigorous growth and acceptance into society. The colorful nishiki-goi are ornamental carp bred over centuries, and Japanese nishiki-goi are today known the world over.

Japanese Kanji for Nishiki-goi (Colored carp)

English meaning : Nishiki-goi (Colored carp)
Japanese reading : Ni-shi-ki go-i
Script : kanji
Category : Nature
Related : koi
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