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ha·dith

 (hə-dēth′)
n. pl. hadith or ha·diths Islam
1.
a. A report of the sayings or actions of Muhammad or his companions, together with the tradition of its chain of transmission.
b. The collective body of these traditions.
2. See Sunna.

[Arabic ḥadīṯ, report, news, tradition, from ḥaddaṯa, to report, from ḥadaṯa, to be new; see ḥdṯ in Semitic roots.]
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Hadith

(ˈhædɪθ; hɑːˈdiːθ)
n
(Islam) the body of tradition and legend about Mohammed and his followers, used as a basis of Islamic law
[Arabic]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hadith - (Islam) a tradition based on reports of the sayings and activities of Muhammad and his companions
custom, tradition - a specific practice of long standing
Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism, Islam, Islamism - the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; "Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion"; "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"
2.hadith - (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
path, way of life, way - a course of conduct; "the path of virtue"; "we went our separate ways"; "our paths in life led us apart"; "genius usually follows a revolutionary path"
Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism, Islam, Islamism - the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; "Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion"; "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"
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In a Hadeeth, the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alaihi wa sallam, said: "Jibril came to me and said, 'Give her (Khadijah) the glad tidings of a palace made of hollowed pearls in Paradise, in which there will be neither noise nor trouble." [Al-Bukhari and Muslim] As-Suhayli (may Allah have mercy upon him) said: "She was given the glad tidings of a house in Paradise because she never raised her voice over that of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alaihi wa sallam, nor did she ever bother him." She was pleased with her Lord and Allah The Almighty is pleased with her.
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