chowk

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Hindi चौक (cauk, plaza, square, courtyard), or Sanskrit origin, चतुष्क (catuṣka, quadrangular courtyard, crossway).

NounEdit

chowk (plural chowks)

(chiefly South Asian)

  1. An intersection where tracks or roads cross (often used in place names).
  2. A marketplace or open area in a city or village.
  3. A courtyard.

ScotsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tae chowk (third-person singular simple present chowks, present participle chowkin, simple past chowkeet, past participle chowkeet)

  1. (South Scots) to choke
    Deh chowk on eet!
Last modified on 14 August 2013, at 11:15