- Japanese: 大和横目 (yamato yokome)
The position was originally filled by a samurai official from Satsuma, but later came to be filled instead by a Ryukyuan member of the scholar-aristocracy of Naha. The Yamato yokome helped oversee ships and shipping in Naha harbor, and served the zaiban bugyô in a variety of ways. In the later period, when this position was held by a Ryukyuan official, he also oversaw the dispatching of officials to Kumejima and elsewhere in conjunction with the kingdom's reception of Chinese investiture envoys.
- Naha shizoku no isshô 那覇士族の一生 (Naha: Naha City Museum of History, 2010), 3.