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Al Sirat

[ al si-raht ]
/ æl sɪˈrɑt /
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noun Islam.

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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Al Sirat
/ (ˌæl sɪˈræt) /

noun Islam

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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