Definition of Sunnah

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, Sunna
Generic synonyms: Path, Way, Way Of Life
Category relationships: Islam, Islamism, Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism



Definition of Sunnah

1. sunna [n -S] - See also: sunna

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sunnah

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

Literary usage of Sunnah

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Gift for Muslim Women by Muḥammad ʻĀshiq Ilāhī (2001)
"... 2. washing the hands and forearms once; 3. gently rubbing one-fourth of the head once; 4. washing the feet up to the ankles, once each. THE Sunnah OF ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"The ment itself, so in Islam there came to Four Bases recognition four bases of authority, of Doc- the Koran, sunnah, ijma, ..."

3. The Nineteenth Century (1882)
"The first of these, Sunnah, is the name given to the prophet's own sayings and precepts, ... Sunnah also embraces the prophet's acts, practice, and example. ..."

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