Marathi

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Marathi an Indic language; the state language of Maharashtra in west central India; written in the Devanagari script
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • prop. n Marathi 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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Marathi The language of the Mahrattas. Also written Mahratti. See Mahratta.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Marathi ma-ra′thi the language of the Mahrattas
    • Marathi Also Mahrat′ti
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Usage

In literature:

The Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, and Sanskrit translations were his own.
"The Life of William Carey" by George Smith
I got through my Lower and Higher Standard Hindustani first go and have passed in Marathi and taken the Higher Standard, Persian.
"The Jungle Girl" by Gordon Casserly
The Marathi proverb to the effect that "the husband is the life of the woman" thus becomes literally true.
"Taboo and Genetics" by Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
Rendered into English Verse from the Marathi Originals.
"A Woman's Part in a Revolution" by Natalie Harris Hammond
Probably a diminutive of Rao, the Marathi form of Raj or Raja.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India--Volume I (of IV)" by R.V. Russell
Their distribution thus follows largely that of the Marathi language and the castes speaking it.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India - Volume IV of IV" by R.V. Russell
Bukekari is a Marathi word meaning a seller of powder.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India" by R. V. Russell
Their language is Marathi and their creed an imperfect Brahminism.
"The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies" by Robert Gordon Latham
The same suffix is employed in Rajasthani, Naipali and Marathi to form the future, and in Bh.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7" by Various
The name is derived from the Marathi gar, hail.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India" by R. V. Russell
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