MAHAL

mahal, n
love


mahal, adj
expensive


The Tagalog word mahal as a noun means 'love' but as an adjective it means 'expensive' or 'costly' or 'dear.'

Also see http://tagaloglang.com/love

mapagmahal
affectionate


Mahal Kong Ina
My Dear Mother


Mahalin mo ako!
Love me!

Minahal kita.
I loved you.

Minahal mo ba talaga ako?
Did you really love me? 


Mamahalin kita habambuhay.

I'll love you as long as I live.


Mahal ka niya.
She/He loves you.