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Arabic: علم مصطلح الحديث is the science of the terminology of hadith including both the content and narrator chain. Use it if you want a definition of related terms.

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What are those Grade means? Sahih (Darussalam)

For Hadith, What are those Grade means? Often they are shown like not only Sahih or Daif. How to understand the hadith is weak or 100% sahih or medium sahih? How do you verify a hadith if weak is or ...
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What is the status of multiple hadiths that are sahih mursal?

If there was a hadith that is narrated through only mursal chains, would it still be considered authentic if many of those chains were sahih?
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Collection of ahadith arranged according to sahabi from whom the hadith is narrated

I once came across the name of a collection of ahadith which had ahadith ordered by the sahabi from whom the hadith was narrated, so that all the ahadith narrated from one sahabi were listed first, ...
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What is the evidence for gharib hadith being usable in fiqh?

I performed an analysis on the hadith in Bukhari and came to the conclusion that most hadith (over 90%) are Gharib (single independent chain). I then learned that a Gharib is not necessarily weak ...
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Hasan vs Hasan Sahih [duplicate]

What is the difference between Hassan and Hassan Sahih Hadith? I have seen this many times wheb I read the Books like Abu-Dawood or Ibne Maja that Albani said Hassan or Hassan Sahih about the hadith. ...
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Conditions for a Sahih Li Ghairih hadith

I was looking on sunnah.com and came across this hadith: عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ أَبِي أَوْفَى الأَسْلَمِيِّ، قَالَ غَزَوْنَا مَعَ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم الشَّامَ فَكَانَ يَأْتِينَا ...
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Difference between a munkar hadith and a mudtarib hadith?

i search it form site and read different scenario but am confused whats the actually difference. explain me the actual difference of munkar and mudtarib hadith.
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What is Al Jarh Wa at-Ta'dil ( الجرح و التعديل )?

What is Al Jarh Wa at-Ta'dil ( الجرح و التعديل )? and what is it's purpose?
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What exactly is tadlees?

I'd like to get a good/full definition of tadlees: This means a clear definition of the meaning. If there are different kinds/levels I'd like to know the impact of the kind of tadlees on the ...
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Can you explain the status of mursal hadith?

Can you explain the status of a mursal hadith if it has sahih chain and the narrators are thiqah can it be used as evidence to prove something in Islam or is it regarded as a weak source? I believe ...
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Is the term sighaar as-Sahaba agreed upon among hadith scholars?

Often we find in books of hadith scholars and historians (biographers) the expression that a certain narrator was among sighar as-Sahaba صغار الصحابة (maybe one could translate it small Sahabi). From ...
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How many ahad hadith are there in Sahih Bukhari?

Ahad hadith - hadith narrated by only one narrator some scholars claim there are around 5000 ahad hadiths out of 7200+ hadiths. How many ahad hadiths there in Sahih al-Bukhari? If no exact number ...
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How do we call a hadith which a sahabi has narrated on the authority of another sahabi?

I'm sure that the sahaba were used to remind each other of the teachings of our Prophet (), so it could certainly be that Sahabi A has witnessed the Prophet doing or saying something, while Sahabi B ...
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What have scholars said in regards to the definition of a (شاذ) Hadith: هو مخالفة الثقة للثقات?

A Shadh (شاذ) Hadith is the differing of a Maqbool narrator with that narrator which is more Mawthooq/trustworthy than him. But as is found in some books on the Mustalah, it says that Shadh (الشاذ) ...
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"Shaadh" vs. "Munkar" Hadith

In hadith science, among the branches of weak ahadith are two types classified as "shaadh" (doubtful, shady) and "munkar" (evil). These two types both refer to a hadith that contradicts a well-known ...