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souk

or suq  (so͞ok, sho͞ok)
n.
A market, or part of a market, in an Arab city.

[Arabic sūq, from Aramaic šuqā, street, market, from Akkadian sūqu, street, from sâqu, to be narrow; see ṣ́yq in Semitic roots.]

souk

(suːk) or

suq

n
(Islam) (in Muslim countries, esp North Africa and the Middle East) an open-air marketplace
[C20: from Arabic sūq]

souk

(suːk)
vb, n
Scot a variant spelling of sook2

souk

or suk or suq

(suk, ʃuk)

n.
(in North Africa and the Middle East) a market or marketplace.
[1920–30; < Arabic suq]

souk


Past participle: souked
Gerund: souking

Imperative
souk
souk
Present
I souk
you souk
he/she/it souks
we souk
you souk
they souk
Preterite
I souked
you souked
he/she/it souked
we souked
you souked
they souked
Present Continuous
I am souking
you are souking
he/she/it is souking
we are souking
you are souking
they are souking
Present Perfect
I have souked
you have souked
he/she/it has souked
we have souked
you have souked
they have souked
Past Continuous
I was souking
you were souking
he/she/it was souking
we were souking
you were souking
they were souking
Past Perfect
I had souked
you had souked
he/she/it had souked
we had souked
you had souked
they had souked
Future
I will souk
you will souk
he/she/it will souk
we will souk
you will souk
they will souk
Future Perfect
I will have souked
you will have souked
he/she/it will have souked
we will have souked
you will have souked
they will have souked
Future Continuous
I will be souking
you will be souking
he/she/it will be souking
we will be souking
you will be souking
they will be souking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been souking
you have been souking
he/she/it has been souking
we have been souking
you have been souking
they have been souking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been souking
you will have been souking
he/she/it will have been souking
we will have been souking
you will have been souking
they will have been souking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been souking
you had been souking
he/she/it had been souking
we had been souking
you had been souking
they had been souking
Conditional
I would souk
you would souk
he/she/it would souk
we would souk
you would souk
they would souk
Past Conditional
I would have souked
you would have souked
he/she/it would have souked
we would have souked
you would have souked
they would have souked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.souk - an open-air market in an Arabian citysouk - an open-air market in an Arabian city
market square, open-air market, open-air marketplace - a public marketplace where food and merchandise is sold
Translations

souk

[suːk] Nzoco m

souk

suq [ˈsuːk] nsouk m
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