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Hadith

Syllabification: Ha·dith
Pronunciation: /həˈdēTH
 
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Definition of Hadith in English:

noun (plural same or Hadiths)

1A collection of traditions containing sayings of the prophet Muhammad that, with accounts of his daily practice (the Sunna), constitute the major source of guidance for Muslims apart from the Koran.
Example sentences
  • Many of the country's laws are based on the Koran and the Hadith, a collection of Mohammed's sayings.
  • It involved quotations from the Koran and references to the life of Mohammed and the Hadith of the prophet, which together form the basis of Islamic Sharia law.
  • For this promise Muslims must read the Hadith, traditional sayings traced to Muhammad.
1.1One of the sayings from the Hadith.
Example sentences
  • In the first chapter of this book which consists of twenty pages, he discusses various Hadith and Tafaseer dealing with the excellence and importance of India.
  • Each Hadith comes with its line of transmission that leads directly to Prophet Muhammad or his companions.
  • They also questioned me about the nature of the Arabic material I had with me in my car, the prayer card, as well as a small book of Hadith.

Origin

from Arabic ḥadīṯ 'tradition'.

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