Mahayana

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit महायान (mahāyāna, literally Great Vehicle).

Proper noun[edit]

Mahayana

  1. (Buddhism) A school of Buddhism widely practised in China, Japan, Korea and Mongolia. It literally means "Great Vehicle" and teaches that all can achieve salvation, and has more emphasis on social concerns, in general, than Theravada.

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit महायान (mahāyāna, literally Great Vehicle).

Proper noun[edit]

Mahayana m

  1. (Buddhism) Mahayana

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Mahayana Mhahayana unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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