Bunjin—an arrangement influenced by the Chinese
Chabana—floral arrangement for a tea ceremony
Dai—The wooden based upon which a container stands. It gives a finished look to the arrangement as well as protecting the surface of the furniture.
Do—way, path of personal development, philosophy
Hasami—sharp shears used for cutting brances and flowers
Hikae—Literally translated means “earth.” It is the name give to the shortest of the three main stems in any Sogetsu School arrangement.
Ikebana—the art of flower arrangement; making flowers come alive
Ikenobo—one of the oldest schools of Ikebana
Jushi—materials such as flowers, branches, leaves or shrubs used to fill in main stems in any Sogetsu School Arrangement.
Kenzan—pin-holder for holding flowers and branches
Kuge—floral offerings for Buddha
Mizugiri—cutting stems under water
Moribana—piled up flowers; arrangements made in a shallow dish
Morimono—arrangements in which fruit and/or vegetables are combined with plant material.
Nageire—Arrangement made in a tall vase
Ohara—School of ikebana founded by Unshin Ohara
Rikka—Standing flowers; ancient classical arrangement
Shin—Literally translated means “heaven.” It is the name give to the longest and most important of the three main stems in any Sogetsu School arrangement.
Shu—master, subject line in an arrangement
Soe—Literally translated as “man.” The secondary and medium-length stem of the three main stems in any Sogetsu School arrangement.
Sogetsu—School of ikebana founded by Sofu Teshigahara
Totonoma—Display alcove in a traditional Japanese room