Sunnah


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Sun·na

also Sun·nah  (so͝on′ə)
n. Islam
1. The way of life prescribed as normative in Islam, based on the teachings and practices of Muhammad and on exegesis of the Koran. Also called hadith.
2. Muhammad's way of life viewed as a model for Muslims.

[Arabic sunna, customary practice, tradition, from sanna, to sharpen, shape, enact; see šnn in Semitic roots.]
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Noun1.Sunnah - (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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However, something new has come in fairly recent years from Satan, concerning the Sunnah of the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu 'alaihi wa sallam.
On the issue of condoling non Muslims, Khasawneh said that the Sunnah allowed condoling non Muslims as well as accepting condolences from them.
They said their plans to take a second wife were inspired by a wish to revive the Sunnah of Prophet Mohammed and to reduce the numbers of unmarried women.
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The 5th edition of Dar Al Ber Quran and Sunnah Award saw 1,300 contestants from 40 schools
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Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Crown Prince and Second Deputy Premier received in Riyadh today afternoon a crowd of Princes; Scholars; Sheikhs; Ministers; Speaker of Majlis Al-Shura and its members; senior civilian and military officials and a large numbers of citizens, who came to greet him and pledge allegiance to him as the Deputy Crown Prince on the Holy Quran and Prophetic Sunnah.