חכם

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Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

חכם

  1. to be wise

Hebrew[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

חָכָם (khakhámm sg indef. (f sg indef. חֲכָמָה, m pl indef. חָכְמִים, f pl indef. חָכְמוֹת)

  1. smart, (that is, intelligent, skillful or artful): - cunning (man), subtle, ([un-]), wise ([hearted], man).

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew חכם.

Noun[edit]

חכם (khokhemm, plural חכמים (khokhmem)

  1. wise man
  2. (sarcastic) wise guy