小乘

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin xiǎoshèng or xiǎochéng
Zhuyin ㄒㄧㄠˇ ㄕㄥˋ or ㄒㄧㄠˇ ㄔㄥˊ
IPA (key) /ɕi̯ɑʊ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ʂɤŋ⁵¹ wɔɻ¹ ɕi̯ɑʊ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ʈ͡ʂʰɤŋ³⁵/

NounEdit

小乘 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin xiǎoshèng or xiǎochéng)

  1. (Buddhism) Hinayana; the small vehicle
  2. A pejorative term to describe early Buddhism or Theravada Buddhism

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Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 13:17