神宮

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
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Etymology 1[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

神宮 (hiragana かむみや, romaji kamumiya)

  1. a building that enshrines a god

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

神宮 (hiragana かんみや, romaji kanmiya)

  1. a building that enshrines a god

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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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