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EtymologyEdit

From a metathesis of Arabic اَلسُّوق(as-sūq, the market, the souq).[1] Doublet of azougue.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

alcouce m (plural alcouces)

  1. small sheltered square in a hamlet or village
  2. brothel

ReferencesEdit

  • alcouce” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  1. ^ Corriente, Federico (2008), “alcouce”, in Dictionary of Arabic and Allied Loanwords. Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Galician and Kindred Dialects (Handbook of Oriental Studies; 97), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN