Marathi, Marāṭhī, Marāthi: 4 definitions
Marathi means something in the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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.
India history and geogprahy
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.
context information The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as 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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Languages of India and abroad
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.
context information 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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See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text ( +367 ): Asana , Kamoni , Parijataka , Marihata , Marihati , Marihatimola , Marathi Kava , Cikana , Ughadimarathi , Uma , Modi , Hevaka , Khajan , Caura-carata , Varu-ghotaka , Kivelu , Uddhara-proddhara , Maharashtri , Shatavari , Janardanamahodadhi .
Item last updated: 14 January, 2020