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A Moorish Bazaar

A bazaar is a permanently enclosed mercatplace or street whaur guids an services are exchynged or sauld. The term oreeginates frae the Persie wird bāzār,[1] frae Middle Persie wāzār,[2] frae Auld Persie vāčar,[3] frae Proto-Indo-Iranian *wahā-čarana.[4]

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  1. Ayto, John (1 January 2009). Word Origins. Bloomsbury Publishing. p. 104. ISBN 978-1-4081-0160-5.
  2. Daryaee, Touraj (16 February 2012). The Oxford Handbook of Iranian History. Oxford University Press. p. 8. ISBN 978-0-19-973215-9.
  3. "Bazaar"., LLC. Retrieved 11 March 2015.
  4. Benveniste, Émile; Lallot, Jean (1 January 1973). "Chapter Nine: Two Ways of Buying". Indo-European Language and Society. University of Miami Press. Section Three: Purchase. ISBN 978-0-87024-250-2.