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shariʿa

or sha·ri·a, sha·ri·ʿah, sha·ri·ah

[shuh-ree-uh, shah-ree-ah]
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noun Islam.
  1. law, seen as deriving from the Koran, hadith, ijmaʿ, and qiyas.
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Origin of shariʿa

First recorded in 1875–80, shariʿa is from the Arabic word sharīʿah
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