mahal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Indian English, from Arabic محل (maḥall, place).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mahal (plural mahals)

  1. a summer house
  2. private lodgings
  3. a territorial division of pre-independence India
  4. a division of a farm
  5. a division of a hunting preserve

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Indonesian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mahal

  1. expensive

Malay[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mahal

  1. expensive

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Indonesian mahal (expensive).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mahal

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

Noun[edit]

mahal

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

Verb[edit]

mahal

  1. To love.
    Siya lang ang tanging minamahal ko, hindi ko ito maikaila.
    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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