ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Apparent noun of place from the root ح ل ل(ḥ l l); compare حَلَّ(ḥalla, to solve, loosen).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

مَحَلّ (maḥallm (plural مَحَالّ(maḥāll))

  1. place, location, spot, station
  2. store, shop
  3. residence, abode, quarter
  4. time and opportunity
  5. delay, respite
  6. assembly in the house of a dead person
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the root م ح ل(m-ḥ-l).

VerbEdit

مَحِلَ (maḥila) I, non-past يَمْحَلُ‎‎ (yamḥalu)

  1. to injure by malignant insinuation, to intrigue against, to delate against
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VerbEdit

مَحُلَ or مَحَلَ or مَحِلَ (maḥila or maḥala or maḥula) I, non-past يَمْحَلُor يَمْحُلُ‎‎ (yamḥalu or yamḥulu)

  1. to be sterile, to be barren
ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

مَحْل (maḥlm

  1. verbal noun of مَحَلَ (maḥala) (form I)
  2. verbal noun of مَحِلَ (maḥila) (form I)
  3. sterility, barrenness, dearth
  4. an unidentified fish
    • 1154, al-ʾIdrīsīy, نزهة المشتاق في اختراق الآفاق, الإقليم الأول - الجزء الثاني; commented by Dozy, Reinhart Pieter Anne; Goeje, Michael Jan (1866) Description de l'Afrique et de l'Espagne par Edrîsî[1] (in French), Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 378:
      وهذه البحيرة من أعاجيب الدنيا وذلك أن بها اثني عشر نوعاً من السمك يوجد منها في كل شهر نوع واحد لا يمتزج بغيره من أصناف السمك فإذا تم الشهر لم يوجد شيء من ذلك النوع في الشهر الآتي ثم يوجد في الشهر الآتي صنف من السمك آخر غير الصنف الأول لا يمتزج بغيره هكذا لكل شهر نوع من السمك لا يمتزج بسمك غيره إلى كمال السنة هكذا في كل عام وهذه الاثنا عشر نوع من الحوت التي ذكرناها هي البوري والقاجوج والمحل والطلنط والاشبلينيات والشلبة والقاروض واللاج والجوجة والكحلاء والطنفلو والقلا.‎‎
      This lake is one of the wonders of the world, for it has twelve species of fish, each month one is found therein, not mixing with any other species than itself, and when the month ends, nothing of that fish is found in the coming month, then in the coming month an other kind of fish is encountered, different from the first kind and not mixing with anything other than itself, thus every month a species of fish that does not mix with other fish, up to completion of a year and so every year, and these twelve species of fish that we have related are [a list of fish follows, some of which are unidentifiable].

Etymology 3Edit

From Ancient Greek μοχλός (mokhlós, bar, lever).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

مُحْل (muḥlm

  1. (archaic) block and tackle, muffle, lever
    • ante 943, سنان بن ثابت, Mohammed Abattouy, editor, On the Theory of Simple Machines, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin MS 3306[2]:
      المحل: لا فرق بينه وبين القرسطون في حكمه
      The lever: There is no difference between it and the steelyard.
DeclensionEdit

Egyptian ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic مَحَلّ(maḥall).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

محل (maḥallm

  1. store

Hijazi ArabicEdit

 
مَحَل

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic مَحَلّ(maḥall).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

مَحَل (maḥallm (plural مَحَلَّات(maḥallāt))

  1. shop, store
    Synonym: مَكَان(makān)
  2. place, location
    Synonym: دُكَّان(dukkān) (archaic)

Moroccan ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic مَحَلّ(maḥall).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

محل (maḥallm (plural محلات(maḥallāt))

  1. place, location
    Synonyms: بلاصة(blāṣa), موضع(mūḍaʕ, mūṭaʕ)
  2. store
    Synonym: حانوت(ḥānūt)

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic مَحَلّ(maḥall).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

محل (mahall)

  1. place, location
    Synonyms: مکان(makân), جا()
  2. residence, quarter

PunjabiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Persian محل(mahall), from Arabic مَحَلّ(maḥall).

NounEdit

محل (mahalm (Gurmukhi spelling ਮਹਿਲ)

  1. mansion, palace
  2. wife

South Levantine ArabicEdit

Root
ح ل ل
 
محلّ بهارات بتنباع فيه‎‎ ― a shop in which spices are sold

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic مَحَلّ(maḥall).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ma.ħall/, [maˈħal]
  • (file)

NounEdit

محلّ (maḥallm (plural محلّات(maḥallāt))

  1. place, room
    Synonyms: مكان(makān), مطرح(maṭraḥ)
  2. shop, store, department store
    Synonym: دكّان(dukkān)

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian محل(mahall).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

محل (mahalm (Hindi spelling महल)

  1. palace
  2. woman's quarters

DeclensionEdit

Declension of محل
singular plural
direct محل(mahal) محل(mahal)
oblique محل(mahal) محلوں(mahalō̃)
vocative محل(mahal) محلو(mahalō)