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hakham

or ha·kam

[ Sephardic Hebrew khah-khahm; Ashkenazic Hebrew haw-khuhm ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew xɑˈxɑm; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈhɔ xəm /
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noun Hebrew.
a wise and learned person; sage.
(among Sephardic Jews) a title given to a rabbi.
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Origin of hakham

ḥākhām literally, wise

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