Marathi, Marāṭhī, Marāthi: 7 definitions


Marathi means something in the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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India history and geography

Source: Project Gutenberg: Castes and Tribes of Southern India, Volume 1

Marathi (marathi) refers to one of the vernacular languages and dialects of Southern India.—Marathi is in the Tanjore district, the descendants of the former Maratha Rajas of Tanjore speak this language. It is also spoken in the Bellary district, which was formerly under Maratha dominion, by various Maratha castes, and in the feudatory State of Sandur.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Marāṭhī.—language and people of Maharashtra. Note: marāṭhī is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

marāṭhī (मराठी).—f (mahārāṣṭra S) The Maraṭhi language.

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marāṭhī (मराठी).—a (mahārāṣṭra S) Relating to the Maraṭha people.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

marāṭhī (मराठी).—f The Marathi language. a Relat- ing to the Maratha people.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Marathi in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Marāṭhī (मराठी):—(nf) the language spoken in Maharashtra.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Marāṭhi (ಮರಾಠಿ):—[adjective] = ಮರಾಟಿ [marati]1.

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Marāṭhi (ಮರಾಠಿ):—[noun] = ಮರಾಟಿ [marati]2.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Marāṭhī (मराठी):—n. marathi; a Marathi person or the Indian language spoken predominantly by the Marathi people of Maharashtra;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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