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Noun1.Hakham - a Hebrew title of respect for a wise and highly educated man
form of address, title of respect, title - an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'; "the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title"
Hebrew - the ancient Canaanitic language of the Hebrews that has been revived as the official language of Israel
sage - a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom
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By overemphasizing practical wisdom (phronesis) over transcendent or philosophical wisdom (sophia), scientific models may have disregarded more universal and cosmic forms of wisdom (Trowbridge, 2011; it should be noted that the Hebrew term for wisdom chakam may serve as bridge between these two in that it seems to denote both practical and religious wisdom.) Ignoring these deeper philosophical dimensions keeps wisdom in the domain of pragmatically-oriented decision making.
Among the crowd at Soul in Da Hole, to see Ben and the sextet perform, was Bulgarian jazz singer Kamelia Todorova, whose most famous hits were Proshepnati Mechti--Whispered Dreams--and Ne Me Gledai Taka, Momche--Don't Look at Me That Way, Boy--and Chakam Te Sutrin Rano--I Wait For You Early in the Morning.
[8.] Chakam VP Essai d'utilisation de la farine des graines toastees de niebe (Vigna unguiculata (L) walp) et/ou de haricot commun noir (Phaseolus vulgaris) dans les rations demarrage et finition des poulets de chair.