MARATHI LANGUAGE

MARATHI LANGUAGE

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Marathi
मराठी
Marathi written in Devanagari script.svg

“Marathi” in Devanagari script
Pronunciation [məˈɾaʈʰi]
Native to Maharashtra
Region India
Ethnicity Marathis
Native speakers
73 million (2007)[1]
Early form
Dialects
Devanagari (Balbodh)[2]
Devanagari Braille
Modi (historical/traditional)[3]
Indian Signing System
Official status
Official language in
 India – MaharashtraGoaDaman and Diu,[4] and Dadra and Nagar Haveli[5]
Regulated by Maharashtra Sahitya Parishad & various other institutions
Language codes
ISO 639-1 mr
ISO 639-2 mar
ISO 639-3 Either:
mar – Modern Marathi
omr – Old Marathi
omr Old Marathi
Glottolog mara1378  Modern Marathi[6]
oldm1244  Old Marathi[7]
Linguasphere 59-AAF-o
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Marathi  मराठी MarāṭhīMarathi: ) is an Indo- language spoken predominantly by the Marathi people of MaharashtraIndia. It is the official language and co-official language in the Maharashtra and Goa states of Western India, respectively, and is one of the 22 scheduled languages of India. There were 73 million speakers in 2007; Marathi ranks 19th in the list of most spoken languages in the world. Marathi has the fourth largest number of native speakers in India, after HindiBengali and Telugu, in that order.Marathi has some of the oldest literature of all modern Indian languages, dating from about 900 AD. The major dialects of Marathi are Standard Marathi and the Varhadi dialect. KoliMalvani Konkani has been heavily influenced by Marathi varieties. The earliest example of the existence of Marathi as an independent language dates back to more than 2,000 years.

Marathi distinguishes inclusive and exclusive forms of ‘we’ and possesses a three-way gender system that features the neuter in addition to the masculine and the feminine. In its phonology it contrasts apico-alveolar with alveopalatalaffricates and, in common with Gujaratialveolar with retroflex laterals …

MARATHI GEET..

 

THESE ARE THE SOME MARATHI FAMOUS SONGS…

MARATHI LAVANYA

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