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Sunna

[soo n-uh] /ˈsʊn ə/
noun, Islam.
1.
the traditional portion of Muslim law, based on the words and acts of Muhammad, and preserved in the traditional literature.
Also, Sunnah.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; < Arabic sunnah literally, way, path, rule
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  • In the context of religious obligation, sunnah refers to acts that are commendable but not obligatory.
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Sunna

/ˈsʌnə/
noun
1.
the body of traditional Islamic law accepted by most orthodox Muslims as based on the words and acts of Mohammed
Word Origin
C18: from Arabic sunnah rule
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