سنة

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *šan-.

Noun[edit]

سَنَة ‎(sanaf ‎(plural سَنَوَات ‎(sanawāt) or سِنُون ‎(sinūn))

  1. year
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the root س ن ن ‎(s-n-n); compare سَنَّ ‎(sanna, to establish (a law, custom, etc.)).

Noun[edit]

سُنَّة ‎(sunnaf ‎(plural سُنَن ‎(sunan))

  1. (Islam) habitual practice, custom, norm
  2. (definite) the Sunna (Muhammad's way of life, as recorded in the hadiths)
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Egyptian Arabic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سَنَة ‎(sana, year).

Noun[edit]

سنة ‎(sánaf, pl سنين (sínīn) سنوات (sánawāt)

  1. year

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References[edit]

  • Spiro, Socrates (1895). An Arabic-English vocabulary of the colloquial Arabic of Egypt, containing the vernacular idioms and expressions, slang phrases, etc., etc., used by the native Egyptians Cairo: Al-Mokattam Printing Office.
  • Hinds, Martin; Badawi, El-Said (1986). A Dictionary of Egyptian Arabic Beirut: Librairie du Liban.