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bazar

Definition of bazar

market

Other forms

pazar, baazar

Etymology

from Old Iranian *vaha-carana "sale, traffic," from suffixed form of PIE root *wes- (1) "to buy, sell" + PIE *kwoleno- (*kwel-).

After 15th century appears in Italian as "Bazarra" and in other European languages.

PIE root word *wes- "revolve, move round; sojourn, dwell."
Sanskrit vasnah "purchase money," vasnam "reward," vasnayati "he bargains, haggles;" Greek onos "price paid, purchase," oneisthai "to buy"

PIE root word *kwel-

Sanskrit cakram "circle, wheel," carati "he moves, wanders;" Avestan caraiti "applies himself," c'axra "chariot, wagon;" Greek kyklos "circle available in modern Kurdish as "çerx or charkh" (wheel, period, cycle).

Updated on January 2, 2023

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