[mah-huh-yah-nuh] /ˌmɑ həˈyɑ nə/
the later of the two great schools of Buddhism, chiefly in China, Tibet, and Japan, characterized by eclecticism and a general belief in a common search for salvation, sometimes thought to be attainable through faith alone.
type of Buddhism practiced in northern Asia, 1868, from Sanskrit, from maha “great,” from PIE root *meg- “great” (see magnate) + yana “vehicle,” from PIE root *ei- “to go” (see ion).
[muh-hah yoo g-uh] /məˈhɑ ˈyʊg ə/ noun 1. a period of 12,000 years, comprising four Yugas.
visions, a Kohathite Levite, chief of the twenty-third course of musicians (1 Chr. 25:4, 30).
[mah-dee] /ˈmɑ di/ noun, plural Mahdis. 1. the Muslim messiah, an expected spiritual and temporal ruler destined to establish a reign of righteousness throughout the world. 2. any of various claimants to this role, especially Muhammad Ahmed, who established an independent government in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan that lasted until 1898. /ˈmɑːdɪ/ noun 1. the title […]
[mah-hen-drah] /mɑ hɛnˈdrɑ/ noun 1. (Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Deva) 1920–72, king of Nepal 1955–72.