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
Phanas mala pharach avdiche fruit ahe .. pan mee kadee kadbole try nay keli (I hope my Marathi is atleast 1% correct).
If you like the taste of "Adhmoora dahi" which means just set curd in Marathi, then you will love this.
Now in Marathi I learnt to call it PoLi much later but as a kid it was chapati so that is what it is.
With the same batter you can even make pancakes in Marathi they are called Dhirda.
The name is in Marathi and sounds like hailing a mughal entering the court like, "Ba mulayza, shajahan, malik e mulk, bashah ..."
I offered to make the cabbage bhaaji. as I was pouring oil for the seasoning she said Pure pure (enough in Marathi) ...
It is particularly popular in Marathi and Gujarati cuisine, both make a slight variation of this Usal.
Seema yes in Marathi too they are called Kurmure/Churmure/Murmure ladoo.
In Marathi is it called patticha kanda and in Koli it is called Ul. Since I made the Thalipith in a wok last time some had asked if it could be made on a gridle or frying pan.
But I get the occasional feedback from readers saying both, "You say poppy seeds …. what is that in Marathi?" and "You say ratala … what is that in English?"
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