Definitions for hakimˈhɑ kim

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


or ha•keem

  1. a wise man.

    Category: Foreign Term

  2. a physician; doctor.

    Category: Foreign Term

* (esp. in Muslim countries).

Origin of hakim:

1575–85; < Ar ḥakīm wise man

ha•kimˈhɑ kim(n.)

  1. (in Muslim countries) a ruler; governor; judge.

    Category: Foreign Term

Origin of hakim:

1605–15; < Ar ḥākim governor

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hakim(noun)

    a Muslim ruler or governor or judge

  2. hakim, hakeem(noun)

    a Muslim physician


  1. hakim(Noun)

    A doctor.

  2. Origin: From حكيم.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hakim(noun)

    a wise man; a physician, esp. a Mohammedan

  2. Hakim(noun)

    a Mohammedan title for a ruler; a judge


  1. Hakim

    Abdel Hakim Abdel Samad Kamel is an Egyptian folk-singer. In addition to the number of albums he has put out, on December 11, 2006 he was the first person from an Arab country to perform at a Nobel Peace Prize event.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Hakim

    or Hakem, a Mohammedan name for a ruler, a physician, or a wise man.

Translations for hakim

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a public officer who hears and decides cases in a law court

The judge asked if the jury had reached a verdict.

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