Definition of Marathi in English:


Syllabification: Ma·ra·thi
Pronunciation: /məˈrätē
(also Mahratti)


The Indic language of the Marathas, spoken by about 60 million people in Maharashtra and elsewhere.
More example sentences
  • Most of the officers I trained there speak only Marathi, a language spoken in Maharashtra.
  • But he was unable to speak or write Marathi and fellow students taunted him.
  • Kannada too has always borrowed from Sanskrit, Prakrit, Marathi, Parsi, Arabic, and so on at various points.


Marathi, from Marāṭhā Maratha.

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