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神宮

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
かむ
Grade: 3
みや
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

/kamumi1ya/ → /kamumiya/. A compound of kamu (god) and miya (building).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

神宮 (hiragana かむみや, romaji kamumiya)

  1. a building that enshrines a god

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
かん
Grade: 3
みや
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

/kamumi1ya/ → /kamumiya/ → [kammiya] → /kanmiya/. From kamumi1ya.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

神宮 (hiragana かんみや, romaji kanmiya)

  1. a building that enshrines a god

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
じん
Grade: 3
ぐう
Grade: 3
on'yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

神宮 (hiragana じんぐう, romaji jingū)

  1. a building that enshrines a god
    • 16031604, Nippo Jisho (page 363)
      Iingû. ジングゥ (神宮) Cami Miya. (神宮) 神(Cami)の社.
  2. the title for a high ranking shrine
  3. Ise Jingū

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