What is another word for Sunnah?

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[ sˈʌnə], [ sˈʌnə], [ s_ˈʌ_n_ə]

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How to use "Sunnah" in context?

Sunnah, according to classical Muslim theology, is the living example of Muhammad's teachings. The Prophet's actions and words, as recorded in sunnah, form the basis for Islamic law. The word sunnah is Arabic for "the way." The Qur'an states that Muhammad is the final prophet of God and that what he says is the word of God. Muslims believe that Muhammad's sunnah constitutes the perfect way of life for everyone, including Muslims and non-Muslims.

Sunnah is often translated as "norm" or "custom." However, these translations undervalue the important theological and juridical dimensions of sunnah.

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    • Proper noun, singular

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