חכם

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Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

חכם (transliteration needed)

  1. to be wise

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic حَكِيم (ḥakīm), Aramaic חַכִּים (ḥakkīm).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

חָכָם (khakhámm sg indef. (f sg indef. חֲכָמָה, m pl indef. חֲכָמִים, f pl indef. חֲכָמוֹת)

  1. wise, smart

Noun[edit]

חָכָם (khakhámm (plural indefinite form חֲכָמִים)

  1. wise man, sage
  2. rabbi

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew חכם.

Noun[edit]

חכם (khokhemm, plural חכמים (khakhomem)

  1. wise man
  2. (sarcastic) wise guy

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