furyo: Hoodlum, delinquent.

Gosei: American born great-great grandchildren of Japanese immigrants; fifth generation Japanese Americans.

hakujin: Caucasian(s); white(s).

hachimaki: A headband.

Issei: First-generation Japanese immigrant in America.

Kibei: American-born person of Japanese ancestry sent to Japan for formal education and socialization when young and later returned to the U.S.

koden: A monetary offering to a departed spirit, a condolence gift, money given in honor of the memory of one who has died.

Nisei: American-born children of Japanese immigrants; second-generation Japanese Americans.

Sansei: American-born grandchildren of Japanese immigrants; third-generation Japanese Americans.

shigin: Guttural singing of a ballad; recitation or chanting of a Chinese poem.

ukiyo: Style of print art depicting everyday life in old Japan.

Yonsei: American-born great-grandchildren of Japanese immigrants; fourth-generation Japanese American.