Souq definition

A street market, particularly in Arabic- and Somali-speaking countries; a place where people buy and sell goods; a bazaar.
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A mess — derived from French slang, and the lively chaos of a souq1.
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Noun

Singular:
souq
Plural:
souqs

Origin of souq

  • From Arabic سُوق (sūq), from Aramaic שוקא or ܫܘܩܐ (šūqā’, “street, market”), from Akkadian sūqu (“street”), from sāqu (“narrow”)[Cuneiform?].

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