Definition of nageire in English:


(also naga ire, nage-ire, nagiere)

Pronunciation /ˌnaɡɪˈɪri/


  • A Japanese style of floral arrangement in which flowers are displayed in a simple, apparently casual way, usually in tall vases.


Late 19th century. From Japanese nageire, denoting a way of arranging flowers, nominalized form of nage-ireru to throw into from nage-, combining stem of nageru to throw + ireru to put in.