שוקא

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Aramaic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Akkadian 𒋻 (/sūqu/, street), from Akkadian 𒆸 (/sâqu/, to become narrow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

שוקא (transliteration neededm (plural שוקא)

  1. street
  2. square, plaza, forum
  3. market, bazaar
  4. open space
  5. quarter, district, borough

References[edit]

  • “šwq”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project[1], Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Jastrow, Marcus, A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature, London, New York: Luzac & Co., G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1903
  • Payne Smith, Jessie, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1903