Sirat

noun
Si·​rat | \ sə̇ˈrät \
plural -s

Definition of Sirat

: a bridge in Muslim eschatology which spans the chasm of hell and connects this world with paradise and over which according to tradition only the righteous can cross while the unrighteous fall to a flaming punishment

called also al sirat

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History and Etymology for Sirat

Arabic sirāṭ road

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“Sirat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sirat. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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