hakim

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حكيم (ħakīm, wise, learned).

Noun[edit]

hakim (plural hakims)

  1. (South Asia) A doctor.
    • 1638, Thomas Herbert, Some Yeares Travels, I:
      The second speaks of naturall Philosophy or Physick, and is studyed by the Hackeams or Physitians [...].
    • 1903, GA Henty, With Kitchener in the Soudan:
      I went up to them, and they said, ‘We hear that you are a hakim, who has done great things.’
    • 1990, Peter Hopkirk, The Great Game, Folio Society 2010, p. 116:
      The Englishman was to remain there for three weeks, this time posing as a hakeem, secretly observing and noting down everything of significance.

Malay[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حَاكِم (ḥākim)

Noun[edit]

hakim

  1. judge (public judicial official)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish [script?] (hakȋm) (Turkish hakim, from Arabic حَاكِم (ħākim, judge).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xǎkim/
  • Hyphenation: ha‧kim

Noun[edit]

hákim m (Cyrillic spelling ха́ким)

  1. (regional) a wise man
  2. (regional) judge

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • hakim” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • Abdulah Škaljić (1966), Turcizmi u srpskohrvatskom jeziku, Svjetlost: Sarajevo, page 302

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حَاكِم (ħākim, judge).

Noun[edit]

hakim

  1. judge