Sahihu’l Bukhari

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SAHIHU ‘L-BUKHARI. صحيح البخاري
The title of the first of the Kutubu ‘s-Sittah, or “six correct” books of traditions received by the Sunnis. It was complied by Abu ‘Abd ‘llah Muhammad ibn Isma’il Bukhari, who was born at Bukhrah, A.H. 194, and died at Khartang, near Samarkand, A.H. 256. It contains 9,882 traditions, of which 2,628 are held to be of undisputed authority. They are arranged Into 160 books and 3,450 chapters. [TRADITIONS.]

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam