Bonsan: Buddhist minister.

chawan: Rice bowl; teacup.

dashi: Soup stock made from fish and kelp.

go: A Japanese game of strategy played with black and white stones on a board marked with many intersecting lines.

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

Issei: First-generation Japanese immigrant in America.

kuri: Chestnut.

manju: Bean-paste bun.

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

okazu: Side dish; accompaniment for rice dishes.

onigiri: Rice ball.

sake: Japanese liquor; rice wine.

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

shoyu: Soy sauce.