Definition of Marathi in English:

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Marathi

Pronunciation: /məˈrädē/
(also Mahratti)

noun

The Indic language of the Marathas, spoken by about 60 million people in Maharashtra and elsewhere.
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.

Origin

Marathi, from Marāṭhā Maratha.

Words that rhyme with Marathi

Amati, arty, Astarte, castrati, chapatti, clarty, coati, ex parte, Frascati, glitterati, Gujarati, hearty, illuminati, karate, Kiribati, lathi, literati, obbligati (US obligati), party, tarty

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Ma·ra·thi

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