Offensive Theravada Buddhism.
[Sanskrit Hīnayānam, lesser vehicle (as contrasted with Mahāyānam, greater vehicle; see MAHAYANA) : hīna-, inferior; see ghē- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots + yānam, vehicle, way; see ei- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
Hi′na·ya·nistic (-yä-nĭstĭk) adj.
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