See also: Mahal

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hindi महल (mahal), from Arabic مَحَلّ(maḥall, place).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mahal (plural mahals)

  1. (India) A summer house.
  2. (India) Private lodgings.
  3. (India, historical) A territorial division of pre-independence India.
  4. (India) A division of a farm.
  5. (India) A division of a hunting preserve.

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Bikol CentralEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Malay mahal.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ma‧hal
  • IPA(key): /maˈhal/

AdjectiveEdit

mahál

  1. (literary) dear
    Mahal kong....
    Dear....
  2. expensive
    Mahal na baga ini.
    This is already expensive.
    Antonym: barato

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CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Malay mahal.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ma‧hal
  • IPA(key): /maˈhal/, [mʌˈhal̪]

AdjectiveEdit

mahal

  1. dear
  2. expensive
    Antonym: barato

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay mahal, from Sanskrit महार्घ (mahārgha). Cognate of Tagalog mahal (dear, expensive).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmahal]
  • Hyphenation: ma‧hal

AdjectiveEdit

mahal

  1. expensive
  2. rare, hard

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit महार्घ (mahārgha).

AdjectiveEdit

mahal (Jawi spelling ماهل‎)

  1. expensive

Derived termsEdit

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Old High GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *mahl, *maþl, from Proto-Germanic *mahlą, *maþlą (assembly, council).

NounEdit

mahal n

  1. court, judicial assembly
  2. agreement, contract
  3. covenant, marriage vows

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle High German: mahel, māl

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Malay mahal, Indonesian mahal (expensive), Cebuano mahal, Sanskrit महार्घ (mahārgha), mahalaga, halaga.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ma‧hal
  • IPA(key): /maˈhal/, [mɐˈhal]
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

mahal

  1. Dear.
    Mahal kong kapatid
    My dear kin
  2. Expensive.
    Mahal na pang-matrikula
    Expensive tuition fee

NounEdit

mahal

  1. Beloved.
    O aking mahal, sadyang pinagtagpo tayo ng Tadhana!
    Oh my beloved, we have been led to meet by Fate!

VerbEdit

mahal

  1. To love.
    Siya lang ang tanging minamahal ko, hindi ko ito maikakaila.
    She is the only one I am loving, this I cannot deny.
  2. To raise in price.
    Nagmamahal taun-taon ang matrikula; saan ba napupunta ang pera?
    School tuition fees hike every year; where does the money go?

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TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish محل(mahal), from Arabic مَحَلّ(maḥall).

NounEdit

mahal (definite accusative mahalli, plural mahaller)

  1. place, location; post

Usage notesEdit

  • The Arabic plural is mahâl with a long vowel.

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Waray-WarayEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Malay mahal.

AdjectiveEdit

mahál

  1. expensive