Definition of Sunna

1. Noun. (Islam) the way of life prescribed as normative for Muslims on the basis of the teachings and practices of Muhammad and interpretations of the Koran.

Exact synonyms: Hadith, Sunnah
Generic synonyms: Path, Way, Way Of Life
Category relationships: Islam, Islamism, Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism



Definition of Sunna

1. n. A collection of traditions received by the orthodox Mohammedans as of equal authority with the Koran.

Definition of Sunna

1. Noun. Muhammad's way of life, especially when viewed as a model for Muslim; recorded in the hadiths ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sunna

1. the body of traditional Muslim law [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sunna

Sunday school
Sunday school service
Sunday schools
Sunday strip
Sunday strips
Sundayish
Sundaylike
Sundays
Sunderland
Sunflower State
Sung
Sung dynasty
Sunis
Sunita
Sunna (current term)
Sunnah
Sunni
Sunni Muslim
Sunnis
Sunnite
Sunshine Coast
Sunshine State
Sunyani
Sunyavadi
Suomi
Suomic
Sup.
Sup. Ct.
SuperMoon

Literary usage of Sunna

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1. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1838)
"The image of Sunna was a half-naked woman, standing upon a column, with rays round her head. Before her breast she held a radiant wheel with out-stretched ..."

2. Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880) Edinburgh and (1881)
"Sunna (Arab, custom, legal usage), originally denotes among Moslems the sayings and the ... The Sunna not only comprises religious doctrines und practice, ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"The orthodox Mohammedans who receive the Sunna call themselves Sunnites, in distinction from ... Sunna, Sunnah (sun'ii). ». [< Ar. sumía, sunna t (> Pers. ..."

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