मराठी

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /mə.ɾɑː.ʈʰiː/, [mə.ɾäː.ʈʰiː]

Adjective[edit]

मराठी (marāṭhī) (indeclinable, Urdu spelling مراٹھی‎)

  1. of or relating to the Marathi language

Proper noun[edit]

मराठी (marāṭhīf (Urdu spelling مراٹھی‎)

  1. 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.”)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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

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]

  • IPA(key): /mə.ɾa.ʈʰi/, [mə.ɾa.ʈʰiː]

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]

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

Nepali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Sanskrit महाराष्ट्री (mahārāṣṭrī).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mʌraʈʰi/, [mʌɾäʈʰi]

Adjective[edit]

मराठी (marāṭhī)

  1. Of or relating to the Marathi language

Proper noun[edit]

मराठी (marāṭhī)

  1. the Marathi language

Declension[edit]

Declension of मराठी
Singular
nominative मराठी (marāṭhī)
accusative मराठीलाई (marāṭhīlāī)
instrumental मराठीले (marāṭhīle)
dative मराठीलाई (marāṭhīlāī)
ablative मराठीबाट (marāṭhībāṭa)
genitive मराठीको (marāṭhīko)
locative मराठीमा (marāṭhīmā)
Notes:
  • -को (-ko) becomes:
    • -का (-kā) when followed by a plural noun.
    • -की (-kī) when followed by a feminine noun.

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