mahal

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See also: Mahal

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

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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Adjective[edit]

mahál

  1. expensive
    Antonym: barato

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay mahal. Cognate of Tagalog mahal (dear, expensive).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

mahal

  1. expensive
  2. rare, hard

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Malay[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mahal (Jawi spelling ماهل‎)

  1. expensive

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Indonesian mahal (expensive).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /maˈhal/

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 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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Adjective[edit]

mahál

  1. expensive