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hakim1

[hah-keem] /hɑˈkim/
noun, (esp. in Muslim countries)
1.
a wise or learned man.
2.
a physician; doctor.
Also, hakeem.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; < Arabic hakīm wise, wise man

Hakim

[hah-keem] /hɑˈkim/
noun
1.
a male given name.
Also, Hakeem.
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hakim

/hɑːˈkiːm; ˈhɑːkiːm/
noun
1.
a Muslim judge, ruler, or administrator
2.
a Muslim physician
Word Origin
C17: from Arabic, from hakama to rule
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Word Origin and History for 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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