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Motif Information
Rōmaji Genjikō
English Incense game
Kanji 源氏香
Kana げんじこう
Season Summer
Seasonal Exceptions All-Season
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Motif Type Concept

An incense guessing game, in which participants are to determine which of five prepared censers contain different scents, and which contain the same scent. Answers are recorded using genji-mon linear patterns, alluding to chapters in the Tale of Genji.

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