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(ʃəˈriːə) or


(Islam) the body of canonical law based on the Koran that lays down certain duties and penalties for Muslims
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Noun1.sharia - the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed; "sharia is only applicable to Muslims"; "under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state"
fatwa - a ruling on a point of Islamic law that is given by a recognized authority
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
hudood, hudud - Islamic laws stating the limits ordained by Allah and including the deterrent punishments for serious crimes


sharia [ʃəˈriːə]
ncharia f
modif [law, court] → de la charia
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That is because this contract, according to the scholars of law, equals the contract of Istisnaa' in the Islamic Sharee'ah.
This is much more evident in relation to transactions, which constitute another aspect of the Islamic Sharee'ah.
Salah (prayer) linguistically means supplication, but in the Sharee'ah, it means words and actions that start with Takbeer - saying Allhu Akbar - Allh is the Greatest - and end with Tasleem - saying Assalamu Alaykum - peace be upon you (at the end of the prayer), accompanied with the intention of some specific conditions (the conditions that must be present and carried out before performing the prayer).