شريعة

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ش ر ع(š-r-ʿ). Compare Ge'ez ሥርዐት (śərʿät), Sabaean 𐩦𐩧𐩲‎.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃa.riː.ʕa/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

شَرِيعَة (šarīʿaf (plural شَرَائِع(šarāʾiʿ))

  1. (obsolete) way, path
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 45:18:
      ثُمَّ جَعَلْنَاكَ عَلَى شَرِيعَةٍ مِّنَ ٱلْأَمْرِ فَٱتَّبِعْهَا وَلَا تَتَّبِعْ أَهْوَاءَ ٱلَّذِينَ لَا يَعْلَمُونَ
      ṯumma jaʿalnāka ʿalā šarīʿatin mmina l-ʾamri fattabiʿhā walā tattabiʿ ʾahwāʾa llaḏīna lā yaʿlamūna
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  2. (Islam) sharia, law

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Bashkir: шәриғәт (šäriğät)
  • Esperanto: ŝario
  • Serbo-Croatian:
    Cyrillic: шерѝјат
    Latin: šerìjat
  • Turkish: şeriat

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