Definition of Marathi in English:

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Pronunciation: /məˈrädē/
(also Mahratti)


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.


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

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Syllabification: Ma·ra·thi

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