Sunan Abu Dawood

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Sunan Abu Dawood (Arabic: سنن أبي داود‎) is one of the Kutub al-Sittah (six major hadith collections).[1] It was collected by Abu Dawood.[2] Sunnis regard this collection as fourth in strength of their six major hadith collections.[3]

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Abu Dawud collected 500,000 hadith, but included only 4,800 in this collection. It took Abu Dawood 20 years to collect the hadiths.[4]

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  1. "Sunan Abi Dawud - Sunnah.com - Sayings and Teachings of Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه و سلم)". sunnah.com. horizontal tab character in |title= at position 19 (help)
  2. Brown, Jonathan (5 June 2007). "The Canonization of Al-Bukh?r? and Muslim: The Formation and Function of the Sunn? ?ad?th Canon". BRILL – via Google Books.
  3. "Various Issues About Hadiths". www.abc.se.
  4. "Islamic Pedia - Abu Dawood Sijistani (202–275H) أبو داوود السجستاني". www.islamicencyclopedia.org.