Origin of Marathi
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In the mid-60s, the Shiv Sena spoke of the erosion of Marathi.Mumbai on Edge With Shiv Sena Founder Bal Thackeray Ill|Dilip D’Souza|November 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It is derived from the Apabhrarṁśa form uṭṭhiu, to which the dative suffix n (old Marathi ni, niyẫ) has been added.
Khandoba is the deity of the Marathi country and is popularly believed to be an avator, or incarnation of Shiva.The Child in the Midst|Mary Schauffler Labaree
The Marathi proverb to the effect that "the husband is the life of the woman" thus becomes literally true.Taboo and Genetics|Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
I said to one of the senior members of the congregation—proud to be able to address him in Marathi.
This same lad said that it was no good my talking to them in that language, because that no one could understand my Marathi.