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28492Re: [SCA-JML] Rindou kamon info request, etc.

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  • Kurt Kurosawa
    May 2, 2013
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      PS--the family name is written 黒澤

      On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 1:04 PM, Kurt Kurosawa <kkurosawa@...> wrote:

      > **
      > My grandfather described our formal kamon to me when I was in high
      > school. It's a single bellflower atop the familiar 5 bamboo leaves
      > inside an octagon with the "three stems" (or a stem flanked by sepals).
      > He also described a less-formal kamon consisting of three bars in a
      > ring, the bars extending to the inside diameter of the ring which
      > defines the ends of the bars (in other words, they're not of one piece
      > with the bar).
      > There are apparently 2 ways to "spell" Kurosawa in Chinese characters;
      > ours is a less-common "spelling."
      > I'm looking for more information on this and hope eventually to trace
      > its development. Thanks!
      > PS: Also looking for a service that can translate and explain my
      > grandparents' marriage document.

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