English edit

Noun edit

mahala (plural mahalas)

  1. A neighborhood or residential area in Balkan countries.

Ngazidja Comorian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Arabicمحل(maḥall).

Noun edit

mahala

  1. place

Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkishمحله(mahalle), from Arabicمَحَلَّة(maḥalla).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ma.haˈla/
  • Rhymes: -a
  • Hyphenation: ma‧ha‧la

Noun edit

mahala f (plural mahalale or (archaic, very rare) măhălăli)

  1. (archaic) neighborhood
  2. (historical) suburb
  3. (by extension) slum

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Collocations edit

  • de mahalauncultured, low class

References edit

Serbo-Croatian edit

Etymology edit

From Ottoman Turkishمحله(mahalle), from Arabicمَحَلَّة(maḥalla).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /mǎxala/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧ha‧la

Noun edit

màhala f (Cyrillic spelling ма̀хала)

  1. (regional) city block
    Synonym: (regional) kvart
  2. (regional) street
    Synonym: ulica

Declension edit

Swahili edit

Pronunciation edit

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Noun edit

mahala (pa class, plural mahala)

  1. Alternative form of pahali

Venda edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Bantu *ìkádà.

Noun edit

mahala

  1. embers