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Type Political Subdivision & Settlement
Usage Japanese
Scripts 岐阜(Japanese Kanji) ぎふ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced Pron. /ɡʲi.ɸɯᵝ/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Japanese 岐 (gi) meaning "branch off, fork, divide" and 阜 (fu) meaning "mound". This is the name of a city in Japan, as well as the prefecture in which the city is located.
Added 3/21/2015 by m4yb3_daijirou
Edited 10/8/2021 by HL, japanese_names, Mike C and more