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Foïsm

[foh-iz-uh m]
noun
  1. Chinese Buddhism.
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Origin of Foïsm

Related formsFo·ïst, noun
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Foism

noun
  1. Chinese Buddhism, the version introduced from India from the 4th century ad onwards and essentially belonging to the Mahayana school
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Derived FormsFoist, noun, adjective

Word Origin

from Mandarin Chinese fo Buddha
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