from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The principal Indic language of Maharashtra.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. Language spoken in the state of Maharashtra, India.
- proper n. The people of this state.
- adj. Pertaining to Maharashtra or its language.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A Sanskritic language of western India, prob. descended from the Maharastri Prakrit, spoken by the Marathas and neighboring peoples. It has an abundant literature dating from the 13th century. It has a book alphabet nearly the same as Devanagari and a cursive script translation between the Devanagari and the Gujarati.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The language of the Mahrattas. Also written Mahratti. See Mahratta.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an Indic language; the state language of Maharashtra in west central India; written in the Devanagari script
Marathi Marāṭhī, from Sanskrit Mahārāṣṭrī, from Mahārāṣṭraḥ, Maharashtra.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Marathi मराठी (marāṭhī). (Wiktionary)