chowk

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Hindi चौक (cauk, plaza, square, courtyard), or Sanskrit origin, चतुष्क (catuṣka, quadrangular courtyard, crossway).

Noun[edit]

chowk (plural chowks)

(chiefly South Asian)

  1. An intersection where tracks or roads cross (often used in place names).
  2. A marketplace or open area in a city or village.
  3. A courtyard.

Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tae chowk (third-person singular simple present chowks, present participle chowkin, simple past chowkeet, past participle chowkeet)

  1. (South Scots) to choke
    Deh chowk on eet!