sun·​na ˈsu̇(n)-(ˌ)nə How to pronounce sunna (audio)
variants or less commonly sunnah
often capitalized
: the body of Islamic custom and practice based on Muhammad's words and deeds

Word History


Arabic sunna

First Known Use

1638, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sunna was in 1638

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“Sunna.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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