See also: Miya


Etymology 1Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of みや – see the following entry.
[noun] (Shinto) the place where a god resides: a shrine
[noun] (Buddhism) a temple holding a Buddhist statue
[noun] the place where a ruler resides: a palace
[noun] a member of the imperial family
[proper noun] a surname
[proper noun] an old name for a region in the Atsuta area of Nagoya, Aichi prefecture, where the Atsuta Shrine is located
(This term, みや, is an alternative spelling of the above term.
For a list of all kanji read as みや, not just those used in Japanese terms, see Category:Japanese kanji read as みや.)

Etymology 2Edit

Proper nounEdit

みや (Miya

  1. A female given name