Definition of 宮

  • Shinto shrine
  • constellations
  • palace
  • princess


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • キュウ
  • グウ
  • クウ
  • みや

Popular Words With This Kanji

宮城, きゅうじょう

Imperial Palace

宮, みや

shrine, palace, imperial residence, member of the imperial family, temple

神宮, じんぐう

high-status Shinto shrine with connection to imperial family, imperial Shinto shrine

宮内庁, くないちょう

Imperial Household Agency

夙, 宿, 守公, 守宮, しゅく

outcasts (those from Kamakura period to the Edo period, common around the Kyoto region)

大宮, おおみや

imperial palace, shrine, Grand Empress Dowager, Empress Dowager, woman of imperial lineage who has borne a child, elderly woman of imperial lineage

宮殿, きゅうでん


子宮, しきゅう

womb, uterus

宮中, きゅうちゅう

imperial court

東宮, とうぐう

crown prince

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