שוק

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
שׁ־ו־ק(š-w-q)

From Aramaic שׁוּקָא‎ / ܫܽܘܩܳܐ(šūqā’, street, market), from Akkadian 𒋻 (sūqum, street), from Akkadian 𒅆𒀀𒄣 (siāqum, to become narrow). Cognate with Arabic سُوق(sūq).

Noun[edit]

שׁוּק (shukm (plural indefinite שווקים \ שְׁוָקִים‎)

  1. market in the broad sense of the word
  2. a street market, souq
  3. (Biblical Hebrew) street
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Etymology 2[edit]

Root
שׁ־ו־ק(š-w-q)

Compare Classical Syriac ܫܩܐ(šāqā, shin), Aramaic שָׁקָא(šāqā, shin), and Arabic سَاق(sāq, shin).

Noun[edit]

שׁוֹק (shokf

  1. shin

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from English shock.

Noun[edit]

שׁוֹק (shokm

  1. shock: a state of great surprise.
    אני בשוק.‎‎ ― aní b'shók.I'm in shock.

References[edit]

  • שוק” in the Hebrew Terms Database of the Academy of Hebrew Language

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