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Kanji Details for 宮

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Stroke Count
10 Strokes
Radical
宀 + 7 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. Shinto shrine, constellations, palace, princess
Readings
Kun'yomi: みや。
On'yomi: ク、クウ、グウ、キュウ。

Japanese Meaning for 宮

Dictionary Entries for 宮

miya
noun
  1. shrine
  2. palace; imperial residence
  3. member of the imperial family
  4. temple
kyuu
noun
  1. palace
  2. tonic (of the Japanese & Chinese pentatonic scale)
  3. ancient Chinese punishment (castration for men, or confinement for women)
  4. zodiacal sign

Stroke Order Diagrams for 宮

Construction of Character for 宮

Radicals and parts present in 宮
Radical shaped crown, katakana u radical (no. 40) Kanji Details »
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Kanji variants for 宮
Simplified Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 宮
  1. 会意説、「」(建物)+「口」(部屋を意味する形)を上下に重ねた形(藤堂白川)。形声説、「」(建物)+音符「」(「」(キュウ)の略字)。

Kanji related to 宮

  • 宿

    殿

  • 宿

  • 使

    調

    沿

  • 宿

Meanings in Other Languages for 宮

French
  1. sanctuaire, constellations, palais, princesse
Portuguese
  1. Templo Shinto, constelação, palácio, princesa
Spanish
  1. príncipe, familia imperial, santuario

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