- an Indic language of western and central India: the principal language of the state of Maharashtra.
Origin of Marathi
First recorded in 1820–30
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Examples from the Web for marathi
In the mid-60s, the Shiv Sena spoke of the erosion of Marathi.Mumbai on Edge With Shiv Sena Founder Bal Thackeray Ill
November 16, 2012
Marathi is their language, and, in addition, they have a peculiar slang of their own.Castes and Tribes of Southern India
Marathi follows Prakrit in this respect and has two conjugations.
Their language is Marathi and their creed an imperfect Brahminism.The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies
Robert Gordon Latham
His writings are said to be the first great landmark in Marathi literature.Hinduism And Buddhism, Volume II. (of 3)
I have translated all of them as literally as possible from the original Marathi.Deccan Nursery Tales
Charles Augustus Kincaid
- of or relating to Maharashtra state in India, its people, or their language
- the state language of Maharashtra, belonging to the Indic branch of the Indo-European family