Marathi leid

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मराठी Marāṭhī
Marathi written in Devanāgarī an Modi
Native taeIndie
RegionMaharashtra, Goa, Karnataka,
Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh pairts
o Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh,
Tamil Nadu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli,
Daman and Diu, and Delhi[1] widely spoken in Mauritius(mainly by Marathi immigrants)[2]
, United States o America, Israel[3]
, United Kingdom, Fiji,
UAE, South Africa
Native speakers
73 million (2007)[4]
  • Varhadi, Maalavi, Khaandeshi, Ahirani,
Modi (historical)
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
 Indie: Maharashtra, Daman and Diu[5]
an Dadra an Nagar Haveli[6]
Regulatit biMaharashtra Sahitya Parishad &
various other institutions
Leid codes
ISO 639-1mr
ISO 639-2mar
ISO 639-3Either:
mar – Modren Marathi
omr – Auld Marathi
omr Auld Marathi

Marathi (/məˈrɑːti/;[7] मराठी Marāṭhī [məˈɾaʈʰi]) is an Indo-Aryan leid. It is the offeecial leid o Maharashtra state o Indie an is ane o the 23 offeecial leids o Indie. It is the 19t maist spoken leid in the warld. Thare wur 73 million speakers in 2001. Marathi hars the fowerth lairgest nummer o native speakers in Indie[8][9] Marathi haes some o the auldest literatur o aw modren Indo-European, Indic leids, datin frae aboot 1000 AD.[10] The major dialects o Marathi are cried Staundart Marathi an Warhadi Marathi.[11] Thare are a few ither sub-dialects lik Ahirani, Dangi, Vadvali, Samavedi, Khandeshi, an Malwani. Staundart Marathi is the offeecial leid o the State o Maharashtra.

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  3. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 16 Juin 2013. Retrieved 14 Juin 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. Nationalencyklopedin "Världens 100 största språk 2007" The World's 100 Largest Languages in 2007
  5. The Goa, Daman and Diu Official Language Act, 1987 makes Konkani the sole official language, but provides that Marathi may also be used "for all or any of the official purposes". The Government also has a policy of replying in Marathi to correspondence received in Marathi. Commissioner Linguistic Minorities, 42nd report: July 2003 - June 2004 Archived 2007-10-08 at the Wayback Machine, pp. para 11.3
  6. Marathi is an official language of Dadra and Nagar Haveli Administration's profile Archived 2012-11-07 at the Wayback Machine.
  7. Laurie Bauer, 2007, The Linguistics Student’s Handbook, Edinburgh
  8. "Abstract of Language Strength in India: 2001 Census". Retrieved 9 Mey 2013.
  9. Languages Spoken by More Than 10 Million People. Archived frae the original on 31 October 2009. Retrieved 14 Juin 2013. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  10. arts, South Asian." Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica 2007 Ultimate Reference Suite.
  11. Dhoṅgaḍe, Rameśa; Wali, Kashi (2009). "Marathi". London Oriental and African language library. John Benjamins Publishing Company. 13: 101, 139. ISBN 90-272-3813-8. ISBN 9789027238139.

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