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

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.

kusai sakana: Smelly fish; foul-smelling fish.

Nikkei: A person of Japanese ancestry.

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

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

sumie: A black and white ink painting.