Correct spelling, explanation: bazaar is a word of Persian origin. Originally, the word was spelled bâzâr, which is why the a sound is also elongated in English. Of course, the spelling became adjusted to English pronunciation standards, which is why now it’s spelled bazaar without any foreign accents.
Definition of bazaar:
1. a marketplace, usually Middle Eastern
On our trip to Turkey, we visited a bazaar; it was full of spices and local goods.
Local bazaars have many stalls with clothes, food, and other interesting trinkets.
Incorrect spelling, explanation: the word for market in Persian is bâzâr – the foreign signs over the letter a are accents signifying a longer pronunciation, which is why the word has adapted to bazaar. As you may have noticed, in the original word no consonants are doubled. The same is the case in the English word – which is why it’s spelled bazaar.
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