hakim

1

or ha·keem

[ hah-keem ]
/ hɑˈkim /
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noun (esp. in Muslim countries)

a wise or learned man.
a physician; doctor.

Origin of hakim

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First recorded in 1575–85, hakim is from the Arabic word hakīm wise, wise man

Definition for hakeem (2 of 2)

Hakim

or Ha·keem

[ hah-keem ]
/ hɑˈkim /

noun

a male given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for hakeem

hakim

hakeem

/ (hɑːˈkiːm, ˈhɑːkiːm) /

noun

a Muslim judge, ruler, or administrator
a Muslim physician

Word Origin for hakim

C17: from Arabic, from hakama to rule
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Word Origin and History for hakeem

hakeem


1580s, physician in Arab countries, from Arabic hakim "wise," from stem of hakuma "he was wise;" whence also hakam "judge," hikmah "wisdom, science."

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