صراط

See also: ضراط

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Variant of سِرَاط(sirāṭ). From Classical Syriac ܐܣܛܪܛ(ˀesṭrāṭ), from Latin strāta.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sˤi.raːtˤ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

صِرَاط (ṣirāṭm (plural صُرُط(ṣuruṭ))

  1. path, way, road
    Synonyms: طَرِيق(ṭarīq), سَبِيل(sabīl)
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 1:6:
      اِهْدِنَا ٱلصِّرَٰطَ ٱلْمُسْتَقِيمَ
      ihdinā ṣ-ṣirāṭa l-mustaqīma
      Guide us to the straight path

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ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “صراط”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN