Definition of Hudud

1. Noun. Islamic laws stating the limits ordained by Allah and including the deterrent punishments for serious crimes.

Exact synonyms: Hudood
Generic synonyms: Islamic Law, Sharia, Sharia Law, Shariah, Shariah Law



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hudud

huddle together
huddled
huddler
huddlers
huddles
huddling
huddup
hudge
hudges
hudibrastics
hudna
hudnah
hudnas
hudood
hudson seal
hudud (current term)
hue
hue and cry
hued
hueless
huemul
huemulite
huemuls
huer
huers
hues
huevos
huevos rancheros
huff
huffcap

Literary usage of Hudud

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

1. Behind the Red Line: Political Repression in Sudan by Jemera Rone, Brian Owsley, Human Rights Watch/Africa (1996)
"It may not be pardoned after being reported to the judge, either by him, the political authority, or the victim.25 The hudud crimes of apostasy ..."

2. Women and the Glorious Qur'an: An Analytical Study of Women-related Verses by Gunawan Adnan (2004)
"For instance, those who agree with polygyny would assume that this verse permits polygyny without considering the so-called hudud al-kayf or qualitative ..."

3. Beyond Price: Pearls and Pearl-fishing : Origins to the Age of Discoveries by R. A. Donkin (1998)
"hudud al-'Alam (ed. and trans. V. Minorsky), 1937: p. 84. 318. ... hudud al-'Alam [982] (ed. and trans. ..."

4. Gleanings from the Desert of Arabia by Roger D. Upton (1881)
"In foal by the hudud -f- horse ... t The word "hudud " expresses a selected or an approved horse as a stallion. ..."

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