Definition of Sunnite

1. Noun. A member of the branch of Islam that accepts the first four caliphs as rightful successors to Muhammad.

Exact synonyms: Sunni, Sunni Muslim
Group relationships: Sunni, Sunni Islam
Generic synonyms: Moslem, Muslim



Definition of Sunnite

1. n. One of the orthodox Mohammedans who receive the Sunna as of equal importance with the Koran.

Definition of Sunnite

1. Proper noun. A Sunni, a follower of the Sunni branch of Islam. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sunnite

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

Literary usage of Sunnite

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1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1811)
"... of a learned Sunnite. CHAP. C%.V.-—Oftbe other Religions tolerated in Arabia. THROUGH all Arabia are Jews, who are held in much greater contempt than ..."

2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1892)
"... estimated at 9400000, composed of Berbers, mixed and pure Arabs, Tua- regs, and a small proportion of negroes. The people are Sunnite Moslems of the ..."

3. The Merv Oasis: Travels and Adventures East of the Caspian During the Years by Edmund O'Donovan (1883)
"... ancient wall —The fort—Light clothing—Sunnite scruples—A strategic point—The Tandara piss—Sanduk ..."

4. The Standard Dictionary of Facts: History, Language, Literature, Biography edited by Henry Woldmar Ruoff (1909)
"... sect of Sunnite Mohammedans. The differences between sects are chiefly in the attitudes assumed during the recital of prayers. mountains, Highest in the ..."

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