[hah-deeth] /hɑˈdiθ/

noun, plural hadith, hadiths.
Islam. a traditional account of things said or done by Muhammad or his companions.
(used with a plural verb) the entire body of such accounts.
/ˈhædɪθ; hɑːˈdiːθ/
the body of tradition and legend about Mohammed and his followers, used as a basis of Islamic law

“collected Islamic tradition,” 1817, from Arabic, literally “tradition,” related to hadith “new, young,” hadatha “it happened, occurred,” and Hebrew hadash “new.”


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