From Aramaic שׁוּקָא / ܫܽܘܩܳܐ (šūqā’, “street, market”), from Akkadian 𒋻 (sūqum, “street”), from Akkadian 𒅆𒀀𒄣 (siāqum, “to become narrow”). Cognate with Arabic سُوق (sūq).
שׁוּק • (shuk) m (plural indefinite שווקים \ שְׁוָקִים)
- market in the broad sense of the word
- a street market, souq
- (Biblical Hebrew) street
Compare Classical Syriac ܫܩܐ (šāqā, “shin”), Aramaic שָׁקָא (šāqā, “shin”), and Arabic سَاق (sāq, “shin”).
שׁוֹק • (shok) f
Borrowed from English shock.
שׁוֹק • (shok) m
- shock: a state of great surprise.
אני בשוק. ― aní b'shók. ― I'm in shock.
- “שוק” in the Hebrew Terms Database of the Academy of Hebrew Language