AskDefine | Define hakim

Dictionary Definition

hakim

Noun

1 a Muslim ruler or governor or judge
2 a Muslim physician [syn: hakeem]

User Contributed Dictionary

Malay

Noun

  1. judge (public judicial official)

Extensive Definition

Hakim or Al-hakim () is a given name for a male in the Arabic or Urdu language that means judge, arbitrator, ruler or governor.
Variant transliterations include Hakam (or Al Hakam), Hakm (or Al Hakm), Hakum (or Al Hakum), Hakeem (or Al Hakeem) and Hakem (or Al Hakem).
It may refer to:

Title or honorific

Family name

Hakim is the family name of:

Patronymic

Al-Hakim is the patronym of:

Personal name

Hakim or Hakeem is the personal name of:

Places and things

hakim in French: Hakim
hakim in Indonesian: Hakim (disambiguasi)
hakim in Polish: Hakim
hakim in Turkish: Hakim
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