nounpl. -·dith′ or -·diths′
- [oftenH-] a traditional collection of the sayings of, and biographical anecdotes about, Muhammad
- any of these sayings or anecdotes
Origin of hadithArabic
nounpl. hadith, or ha·diths Islam
- a. A report of the sayings or actions of Muhammad or his companions, together with the tradition of its chain of transmission.b. The collective body of these traditions.
- See Sunna.
Origin of hadithArabic hadī&tlowmac; report, news, tradition from hadda&tlowmac;a to report from hada&tlowmac;a to be new hd&tlowmac;