To esteem highly, hold dear, value, prize, set great store by, think much of, hold in high esteem, appreciate. Pakamahalá ang pagtóo. Esteem the Faith highly. Also: to affect high worth or dignity. Indì ka magpakamahál, kay dílì man ikáw halángdon. Don't affect great dignity, for you are not a dignitary (one of those that are to be looked up to). (paka-, mahál).