Definition of Maitreya in English:

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Maitreya

Pronunciation: /mīˈtrāə/
Buddhism
The Buddha who will appear in the future.

Origin

Sanskrit, from mitra 'friend or friendship'.

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Syllabification: Mai·tre·ya

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