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AramaicEdit

VerbEdit

חכם (transliteration needed)

  1. to be wise

HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

Root
ח־כ־ם

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

חָכָם (khakhám) (feminine חֲכָמָה‎, masculine plural חֲכָמִים‎, feminine plural חֲכָמוֹת‎)

  1. wise, smart

NounEdit

חָכָם (khakhámm (plural indefinite חֲכָמִים‎)

  1. wise man, sage
  2. rabbi

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

VerbEdit

חָכַם (khakhám) (pa'al construction)

  1. to be wise, become wise, learn

ConjugationEdit


YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew חכם‎.

NounEdit

חכם (khokhemm, plural חכמים(khakhomem)

  1. wise man
  2. (sarcastic) wise guy

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