Marathi

noun
Ma·​ra·​thi | \ mə-ˈrä-tē How to pronounce Marathi (audio) \

Definition of Marathi

: the chief Indo-Aryan language of the state of Maharashtra in India

First Known Use of Marathi

1698, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Marathi

Marathi marāṭhī

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“Marathi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Marathi. Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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