Origin: Ar ḥakīm, wise, learned, hence physician
Origin: Ar ḥākim, governor < ḥakama, to exercise authority
See hakim in American Heritage Dictionary 4
also ha·keemnoun pl. ha·kims also ha·keems
Origin: Arabic ḥakīm, wise, wise man
Origin: , from ḥakama, to judge, decide; see ḥkm in Semitic roots.
noun pl. ha·kims
Origin: Arabic ḥākim
Origin: , active participle of ḥakama, to decide, govern; see ḥkm in Semitic roots.