Souk meaning

so͝ok, sho͝ok
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A market, or part of a market, in an Arab city.
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An open-air marketplace in N Africa and the Middle East.
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Alternative spelling of souq.
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Origin of souk

  • Arabic sūq from Aramaic šuqā street, market from Akkadian sūqu street from sâqu to be narrow ṣ́yq in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition