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Hamon - Pattern of line



Suguha

This is a straight pattern with little or no variation from a parallel line to the edge.

Suguha with Ashi

There are sections of Nei or nioi that make small thin spike shapes from the Hamon towards the edge.

Notare

A gentle rolling wave pattern.

Gunome

A repetitive semi circle pattern.

Midare

An irregular pattern

Gunome-midare

An irregular pattern with some repeating waves.

Sanbon-suji

A very repetitive pattern of three Gunome.

Choji

A pattern where the valleys are rounded and the spike tends to narrow.