[ soon-uh ]
/ ˈsʊn ə /
the traditional portion of Muslim law, based on the words and acts of Muhammad, and preserved in the traditional literature.
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Origin of Sunna
First recorded in 1620–30, Sunna is from the Arabic word sunnah literally, way, path, rule
Words nearby Sunna
, sun lounge
, sun moss
, sunny side
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use Sunna in a sentence
However, geo-strategic fault lines played out as Sunna/Shia sectarianism will feature heavily too.
They were dancing a new measure called the polka; and conspicuous, both for her beauty and her dress, he saw Sunna among them.
I do not excuse Sunna, but I say that wherever there is a cross purpose, there has likely never been a straight one.
To thee, my promise stands good for all my life days––and thou may tell Boris, it may be worth his while to forgive Sunna.
Sunna,” he said, “thy song and thy singing are charming, but they fit not the book I am reading.
He smiled and bowed to Sunna and she deserved the compliment; for she was beautiful and had dressed her beauty most becomingly.
British Dictionary definitions for Sunna
the body of traditional Islamic law accepted by most orthodox Muslims as based on the words and acts of Mohammed
Word Origin for Sunna
C18: from Arabic sunnah rule
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