Hinayana

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

Definition of Hinayana

Hinayanist

play \ˌhi-nə-ˈyä-nist, ˌhē-\ noun

Hinayanistic

play \ˌhi-nə-yä-ˈni-stik, ˌhē-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of hinayana

Sanskrit hīnayāna lesser vehicle


First Known Use: 1868


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