Hakim definition

häkēm
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A Muslim ruler or judge.
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An honorific traditionally applied to a Muslim ruler, provincial governor, or judge.
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A Muslim physician.
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A doctor, especially one who practices traditional medicine, in a predominantly Muslim culture.
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(South Asia) A doctor.
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A doctor, especially one who practices traditional medicine, in a predominantly Muslim culture.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
hakim
Plural:
hakims

Origin of hakim

  • Arabic ḥakīm wise, wise man from ḥakama to judge, decide ḥkm in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Arabic ḥākim active participle of ḥakama to decide, govern ḥkm in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Arabic حكيم (ħakīm, “wise, learned”).

    From Wiktionary