Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The principal Indic language of Maharashtra.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The language of the Mahrattas. Also written Mahratti. See Mahratta.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun Language spoken in the state of Maharashtra, India.
  • proper noun The people of this state.
  • adjective Pertaining to Maharashtra or its language.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an Indic language; the state language of Maharashtra in west central India; written in the Devanagari script

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Marathi Marāṭhī, from Sanskrit Mahārāṣṭrī, from Mahārāṣṭraḥ, Maharashtra.]

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From Marathi मराठी (marāṭhī).

Examples

  • Phanas mala pharach avdiche fruit ahe .. pan mee kadee kadbole try nay keli (I hope my Marathi is atleast 1% correct).

    Phanas Kadbole

  • With the same batter you can even make pancakes in Marathi they are called Dhirda.

    Instant Rava Appe

  • I offered to make the cabbage bhaaji. as I was pouring oil for the seasoning she said Pure pure (enough in Marathi) ...

    Navadarshanam's Unpolished Rice Idli Mix

  • With the same batter you can even make pancakes in Marathi they are called Dhirda.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Now in Marathi I learnt to call it PoLi much later but as a kid it was chapati so that is what it is.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • If you like the taste of "Adhmoora dahi" which means just set curd in Marathi, then you will love this.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • If you like the taste of "Adhmoora dahi" which means just set curd in Marathi, then you will love this.

    Mishti Doi

  • The name is in Marathi and sounds like hailing a mughal entering the court like, "Ba mulayza, shajahan, malik e mulk, bashah ..."

    Vangya.cha Rassa DaNya.cha Koot Lavun

  • Now in Marathi I learnt to call it PoLi much later but as a kid it was chapati so that is what it is.

    Sajuk Tup Chapati AaNi Sakhar

  • I offered to make the cabbage bhaaji. as I was pouring oil for the seasoning she said Pure pure (enough in Marathi) ...

    Archive 2009-03-01

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