follow Dictionary.com

How Well Do You Know English Slang?

hakham

[Sephardic Hebrew khah-khahm; Ashkenazic Hebrew haw-khuh m] /Sephardic Hebrew xɑˈxɑm; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈhɔ xəm/
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
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for hakham

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for hakham

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for hakham