souq

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From Arabic سُوق(sūq, market), from Aramaic שוקא or ܫܘܩܐ(šūqā’, street, market), from Akkadian 𒋻(sūqu, street), from [script needed](sāqu, narrow).

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souq ‎(plural souqs)

  1. A street market, particularly in Arabic- and Somali-speaking countries; a place where people buy and sell goods; a bazaar.

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souq m (plural souqs)

  1. souq (a street market in Arab countries)

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سُوق(sūq, market), from Aramaic שוקא or ܫܘܩܐ(šūqā’, street, market), from Akkadian [script needed](sūqu, street), from [script needed](sāqu, narrow).

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souq f

  1. market, large market, bazaar.

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