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Qanun or Kanun may refer to:

  • Qanun (law): laws promulgated by Muslim sovereigns, in particular the Ottoman Sultans, in contrast to shari'a, the body of law elaborated by Muslim jurists.
  • Qanun (instrument), a large zither played in and around the Middle East
  • Kanun (Albania), the traditional clan law of Albania
  • Kānūn al-Awwal and Kānūn ath-Thānī, the names for December and January in Arabic and Rumi calendars
  • The Canon of Medicine, a 1025 AD medical encyclopedia by Ibn Sīnā (Avicenna)

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