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American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A market, or part of a market, in an Arab city.
- n. alternative spelling of souq.
- n. an open-air market in an Arabian city
- Arabic sūq, from Aramaic šuqā, street, market, from Akkadian sūqu, street, from sâqu, to be narrow; see Ṣ́yq in Semitic roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Those elections are a Hypersouk [souk is Arabic for traditional rural market] where votes change hands, are auctioned, sold off.”
“But tut tutting in the souk is one thing, actually doing stuff is another.”
“The mattress merchants carried them on their shoulders through the streets, and so did many merchants: the souk was a lively, dynamic scene.”
“A souk is a fantastic way to bring visitors to the north of England from all over the world to experience a unique shopping experience.”
“This is what the Arabs call a souk, or market, and similar places occur at every station in this chain of mountains as far as Yemen.”
“Lunch time in the souk is the opportunity to taste new foods.”
“Armenians, and others, unlike the Damascus souk, which is more a world of Sunni Arabs.”
“I don't know the shopping habits of the community, but I am certain the residents have a local "souk" (market) elsewhere.”
“The following posts will have very few words and lots of images of fake perfumes that I found today at the mysterious and evokative "souk" in Tel-Aviv known to locals that are less mystified by any Middle Eastern stinky outdoor markets where they buy fabulous fresh produce as well as miscellenius goods as "Shouk ha-Carmel".”
“In the "souk," the bazaar, he sells tablecloths and pillow covers.”
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