Categories of the Sunnah

Q: How many categories of Sunnah are there?

A: Sunnah can be classified into three categories: (Part No. 4; Page No. 358) (1) verbal sayings, (2) actions, (3) or approvals made by the Prophet (peace be upon him). There is a fourth category, which is related to his moral and physical characteristics (peace be upon him).May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.