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SANYODO - The Eight Roads of KOTO



BITCHU KO-AOE 
~Third Fork~ 
SADATSUGU School - "The Ten Sons" 
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SADATSUGU SHO-GEN 1207  SHOGEN GOBAN KAJI
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IYETSUGU                 YUKITSUGU       NOBUTSUGU              |
    | SHO-KYU 1219       KEN-PO 1213     KEN-EI 1206            |
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    |               KANETSUGU KEN-RYAKU 1211
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    |               ARITSUGU TEM-PUKU 1233   KANETSUGU HO-JI 1247
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 |_______________ ____________ KANETSUGU SHO-O 1288 ____|__ _____|___ ____|____ IYEHISA NOBUTSUGU HISATSUGU(1) KO-AN 1278 KEN-CHO 1249 KO-CHO 1261 ____|____ HISATSUGU(2) GEN-TOKU 1329 ____|____ - CHU-AOE - HISATSUGU(3) EN-BUN 1356 SADATSUGU: "Ten Sons" SHO-GEN GOBAN - 2nd month. TACHI and TANTO. (YASU) Early: HEIAN style - deeply curved, narrow-bladed KOSHIZORI with FUNBARI to KO-KISSAKI. Then: KAMAKURA SHO-GEN style - stronger "upper" with CHU-KISSAKI. Born: 1126. UEMON no SUKE. KO-ITAME/MOKUME mix that stands. JI-NIE and CHIKEI in CHIJI-MEN "Bunched-thread" with SUMI-HADA - excellent. KO-NIE and NIOI SUGUHA has occasional SAKA-ASHI. AOE SUGU style where defined NIOI creates an inner pattern within the YAKIBA. The inner pattern of SADATSUGU may vary, - with complexity usually held in reserve. SAKA- ASHI KO-CHOJI. SAKA-CHOJI KO-MIDARE with mixed GUNOME, ASHI and YO. HAMON has been described as "Splendid." BOSHI: ASAKI-NOTARE KO-MARU, slight KAERI or MIDARE with TOGARI KAERI in which NIOI falls deeply.










































Sadatsugu - Kokuho

KOKUHO SADATSUGU 
          NAGASA: 2 SHAKU 5.4 SUN             MOTO-HABA: 9.4 SUN
            SORI: 8 BU                        SAKI-HABA: 5.8 SUN
          NAKAGO: 6.1 SUN

          SHINOGI-TSUKURI, IHORI-MUNE, KOSHIZORI TACHI. FUNBARI
          narrows to a small KO-KISSAKI. Standing KO-ITAME HADA
          has the CHIJI-MEN (skeined) folding pattern with SUMI-
          HADA and JI-NIE. SUGUHA pours from the BOSHI. This
          relaxed KO-MIDARE finds small crevasses and KO-CHOJI
          competing to break the line. Tightly defined NIOI and
          KO-ASHI meet long striations which walk and fall within
          the YAKIBA. Hard and soft KINSUJI twist with crumbling
          NIOI to paint ribbons in rapids through the widening
          lower. Fine KO-NIE is clear. 
          BOSHI: SUGU to a KO-MARU peak. The long, curved UBU
          NAKAGO has one MEKUGI-ANA and resolves to a small JIRI.
          TACHI URA-MEI, signed on the reverse: 
                                              SADATSUGU 



BITCHU KO-AOE SADATSUGU School YUKITSUGU KEN-PO (f: SADATSUGU, t: MORITSUGU): KO-ITAME MOKUME with JI-NIE as dappled UTSURI. BITCHU-style KO-NIE SUGU KO-MIDARE BA and CHOJI-MIDARE with ASHI. MEI: YUKITSUGU IYETSUGU SHO-KYU (f: MORITSUGU t: SADATSUGU): "Ten Sons" KO-ITAME HADA. HOSO-SUGU KO-MIDARE BA with ASHI. HAMON might be GUNOME-MIDARE BA. MEI: IYETSUGU KANETSUGU KEN-RYAKU "Ten Sons" (f: MORITSUGU, t: SADATSUGU): KANE form: PAO "Pregnant woman." MOKUME having JI-NIE on "Bunched" CHIJI-MEN has SUMI-HADA with UTSURI. Lively SUGU KO-MIDARE with ASHI that is gently SAKA. CHOJI BA. BOSHI: KO-MARU. Large MEI. MEI: KANETSUGU KANETSUGU HO-JI to SHO-O (f: KANETSUGU): KANE form: KEN "Combine" SUGUHA with ASHI-IRI. MEI: KANETSUGU

KANETSUGU SHO-O (f: KANETSUGU): KANE form: KEN "Combine". AOE.
SUGUHA with KO-ASHI. RYO-WAZAMONO.
KANETSUGU

MORITOSHI GEN-NIN: KO-ITAME with CHIKEI. CHIJI-MEN "Bunched" HADA with dappled JI-NIE. SUGU KO-MIDARE BA and KO-CHOJI with ASHI and YO in NIE and defined NIOI. ASAKI-NOTARE. BOSHI with KO-MARU. O-SUJIKAI YASURI. Signed large with thick strokes. MEI: MORITOSHI
BITCHU KO-AOE School _________ YASUTSUGU SHO-RYAKU 990 _________ HIROTSUGU GEN-RYAKU 1184 _________ _________ _________ KANETSUGU BUN-JI 1185 TADATSUGU - KEN-KYU 1190 - KAGETSUGU |__________ |________________________ ____|_____ ____|____ ____|____ ____|____ YOSHITSUGU TSUGUTADA | MORITSUGU KEN-PO 1213 NORITSUGU - KAN-EI 1206 - | ____|_____ KEN-RYAKU 1211 | SHIGETSUGU BUN-EI 1264 KAGETSUGU KEN-KYU: ITAME with MOKUME mixed having CHIKEI and JI-NIE. KINSUJI dots and dances within KO-NIE SUGU KO-MIDARE BA. MEI: KAGETSUGU HIROTSUGU GEN-RYAKU: Narrow TACHI with strong KOSHIZORI. KO-ITAME HADA has an even JI-NIE. CHIJI-MEN HADA. KO-NIE DEKI SUGU KO-CHOJI MIDARE BA. MEI: HIROTSUGU
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