Etymology
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Hadith (n.)

"collected Islamic tradition, the body of traditions relating to Muhammad," 1817, from Arabic, literally "tradition," related to hadith "new, young," hadatha "it happened, occurred," and Hebrew hadash "new." Plural is Hadithat.

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Definitions of Hadith
1
hadith (n.)
(Islam) the way of life prescribed as normative for Muslims on the basis of the teachings and practices of Muhammad and interpretations of the Koran;
Synonyms: Sunnah / Sunna
2
Hadith (n.)
(Islam) a tradition based on reports of the sayings and activities of Muhammad and his companions;
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