Scripts 一宮, 一の宮, 一ノ宮, 一之宮, 市之宮, いちのみや (hiragana), イチノミヤ (katakana)
Pronounced Pron. ee-chee-no-mee-yah
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Contributor Contrib.AtoZ22 on 11/2/2015
This surname is used as 一宮, 一の宮, 一ノ宮, 一之宮 or 市之宮 with 一 (ichi, itsu, hito, hito.tsu) meaning "one," 市 (shi, ichi) meaning "city, market, town," 之 (shi, oite, kono, kore, no, yuku) meaning "of, this" or 宮 (kyuu, ku, kuu, guu, miya) meaning "constellations, palace, princess."As a word, ichinomiya (一宮, 一の宮 or 一之宮) is an historical term to the most important provincial Shintō shrine or the Shintō shrine with the highest shrine rank.Ichinomiya (一宮) is also used as a place name.