mahal

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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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Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Malay mahal.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

mahál

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

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Malay mahal.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

mahal

  1. dear
  2. expensive
    Antonym: barato

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay mahal, from Sanskrit महार्घ (mahārgha). 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]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit महार्घ (mahārgha).

Adjective[edit]

mahal (Jawi spelling ماهل‎)

  1. expensive

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Old High German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

mahal n

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

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle High German: mahel, māl

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

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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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

mahal (definite accusative mahalli, plural mahaller)

  1. place, location; post

Usage notes[edit]

  • The Arabic plural is mahâl with a long vowel.

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Waray-Waray[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Malay mahal.

Adjective[edit]

mahál

  1. expensive