(noun, adjective)


1. Belonging or relating to to the branch of Islam based on the Qur'an, the Kutub al-Sittah (the hadiths which record the Sunnah) and that places emphasis on the Sahabah.

- Are all of your family members Sunnis?


1. a member of the branch of Islam that accepts the first four caliphs as rightful successors to Muhammad

Similar word(s): sunnite

Definition categories: person, moslem, muslim

2. one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam

Definition categories: group, sect