[ al si-raht ]
/ æl sɪˈrɑt /
the correct path of religion.
the bridge, fine as a razor's edge, over which all who enter paradise must pass.
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Origin of Al Sirat
< Arabic, equivalent to al the + ṣirāṭ road < Latin (via) strāta paved (way). See street
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/ (ˌæl sɪˈræt) /
the correct path of religion
the razor-edged bridge by which all who enter paradise must pass
Word Origin for Al Sirat
from Arabic: the road, from Latin via strāta paved way
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