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Sharia

or Sha路ri路ah, Sha路ri路士a, Sha路ri路士ah

[ shuh-ree-uh, shah-ree-ah ]
/ 蕛蓹藞ri 蓹, 蕛蓱藞ri 蓱 /
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noun Islam.
law, seen as deriving from the Quran,hadith,ijma士, and qiyas.
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Origin of Sharia

First recorded in 1855鈥60; from Arabic shar墨士ah 鈥渓aw,鈥 from shara士a 鈥渢o prescribe鈥
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British Dictionary definitions for Sharia

sharia

sheria

/ (蕛蓹藞ri藧蓹) /

noun
the body of canonical law based on the Koran that lays down certain duties and penalties for Muslims

Word Origin for sharia

Arabic
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