noun Hi·na·ya·na \ˌhi-nə-ˈyä-nə, ˌhē-\

Definition of HINAYANA

:  theravada
Hi·na·ya·nist \-ˈyä-nist\ noun
Hi·na·ya·nis·tic \-yä-ˈnis-tik\ adjective

Origin of HINAYANA

Sanskrit hīnayāna lesser vehicle
First Known Use: 1868


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