hakam

hakham

[Sephardic Hebrew khah-khahm; Ashkenazic Hebrew haw-khuhm]
noun Hebrew.
1.
a wise and learned person; sage.
2.
(among Sephardic Jews) a title given to a rabbi.
Also, hakam.


Origin:
ḥākhām literally, wise

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hakham

noun
a Hebrew title of respect for a wise and highly educated man 
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