AskDefine | Define sunna

Dictionary Definition

Sunna n : (Islam) the way of life prescribed as normative for Muslims on the basis of the teachings and practices of Muhammad and interpretations of the Koran [syn: Sunnah, hadith]

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Faroese

Pronunciation

  • [sɔuːl]

Noun

sól

Declension

Icelandic

Etymology

The word sunna is cognate with the English word sun and the German word Sonne.

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sunna

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Old High German

Etymology

Common Germanic *sunnon, whence also Old English sunne

Noun

sunna (gen. sunnūn)

Extensive Definition

Sunna can refer to:
sunna in Dutch: Sunna
sunna in Slovak: Sunna
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