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 - - Sayings and Teachings of Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه و سلم)".
  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. ISBN 978-9004158399 – via Google Books.
  3. "Various Issues About Hadiths".
  4. "Islamic Pedia - Abu Dawood Sijistani (202–275H) أبو داوود السجستاني". Archived from the original on 2018-03-28. Retrieved 2018-03-10.