मराठी

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Sanskrit महाराष्ट्री (mahārāṣṭrī). Related to मराठा (marāṭhā), महाराष्ट्र (mahārāṣṭra).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mə.ɾɑː.ʈʰiː/

Adjective[edit]

मराठी (marāṭhī) (Urdu spelling مراٹھی‎)

  1. Of or relating to the Marathi language

Proper noun[edit]

मराठी (marāṭhīf (Urdu spelling مراٹھی‎)

  1. the Marathi language
    मुझे मालूम नहीं था कि तुम मराठी बोल सकते हो
    mujhe mālūm nahī̃ thā ki tum marāṭhī bol sakte ho.
    I didn't know that you speak Marathi
    (literally, “I wasn't aware that you speak Marathi.”)

References[edit]

  • Caturvedi, Mahendra; Bhola Nath Tiwari (1970), “मराठी”, in A practical Hindi-English dictionary, Delhi: National Publishing House
  • Syamasundara Dasa (1965–1975), “मराठी”, in Hindi Sabdasagara [Comprehensive Hindi Dictionary] (in Hindi), Kashi [Varanasi]: Nagari Pracarini Sabha.

Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Marathi 𑘦𑘨𑘿‍𑘮𑘰𑘘𑘲 (mar‍hāṭī), from Maharastri Prakrit 𑀫𑀭𑀳𑀝𑁆𑀞𑀻 (marahaṭṭhī), 𑀫𑀭𑀟𑀻 (maraḍī), from Sanskrit माहाराष्ट्री (māhārāṣṭrī), vriddhi form of महाराष्ट्री (mahārāṣṭrī). Related to मराठा (marāṭhā), महाराष्ट्र (mahārāṣṭra).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

मराठी (marāṭhī)

  1. Of or relating to the Marathi language

Proper noun[edit]

मराठी (marāṭhīf

  1. Marathi, the Marathi language
    मला महित नव्हते की तू मराठी बोलतोस.
    malā mahit navhate kī tū marāṭhī boltos.
    I didn't know that you speak Marathi.
    (literally, “I wasn't aware that you speak Marathi.”)

References[edit]

  • Maxine Berntsen (1982-1983), “मराठी”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies
  • James Thomas Molesworth (1857), “मराठी”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press
  • Yasavanta Ramakrshna Date (1932-1950), “मराठा”, in Maharashtra Sabdakosa (in Marathi), Pune: Maharashtra Kosamandala
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “mahārāṣṭra (9952)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press

Nepali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Sanskrit महाराष्ट्री (mahārāṣṭrī).

Adjective[edit]

मराठी (marāṭhī), pronounced मराठि (marāṭhi)

  1. Of or relating to the Marathi language

Proper noun[edit]

मराठी (marāṭhī), pronounced मराठि (marāṭhi)

  1. the Marathi language

References[edit]