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sunna

noun, often capitalized sun·na \ˈsu̇(n)-(ˌ)nə, ˈsə(n)-\

Definition of sunna

  1. :  the body of Islamic custom and practice based on Muhammad's words and deeds



Variants of sunna

also sunnah play \ˈsu̇(n)-(ˌ)nə, ˈsə(n)-\

Origin of sunna

Arabic sunna


First Known Use: circa 1728


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