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{{#invoke:Hatnote|hatnote}} Halim' or Haleem (حليم) is an Arabic adjective meaning gentle, forbearing, mild, patient, understanding, indulgent, slow to anger, "what we call a civilized man".<ref>Golziher, Ignaz, Muslim Studies, ed. S.M. Stern (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1967), pp. 202–203, as cited in Stetkevych, Jaroslav, Muhammad and the Golden Bough: Deconstructing Arabian Myth (Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1996), p. 14.</ref> In Islam, Al-Halīm is one of the 99 names of God, with that meaning.

The name

  • Abdul Halim means servant of God, as thus described, and bearers of that name are listed on that page.

Halim is also used as an abbreviated version of Abdul Halim, or independently, as a name given to a male. Examples of that are:

Halim may also be a last name:

  • Aamer Haleem, Canadian radio and television personality
  • Helmy Halim, Egyptian filmmaker
  • Mohammad Haleem, Pakistani judge
  • Mustafa Ben Halim, ex-Prime Minister of Libya
  • Rachman Halim, Indonesian businessman
  • Mounir Halim, British fertilizer expert

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