isnad

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Etymology[edit]

Arabic "support, backing".

Noun[edit]

isnad

  1. (Islam) a Muslim tradition, rather like the Christian one of Apostolic succession, that there exists a chain of human reporters from the time of Muhammad that authenticates the legitimacy of the hadith (sayings and acts of the prophet)

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