Ma·​ra·​thi mə-ˈrä-tē How to pronounce Marathi (audio)
: the chief Indo-Aryan language of the state of Maharashtra in India

Examples of Marathi in a Sentence

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Word History


Marathi marāṭhī

First Known Use

1698, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Marathi was in 1698

Dictionary Entries Near Marathi

Cite this Entry

“Marathi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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