Marathi is an Indo-Aryan language spoken predominantly by the Marathi people of Maharashtra, India. 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.
Native Speakers: 73,000,000
Writing System: Devanagari script
Language Family: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Southern Indo-Aryan, Maharashtri, Marathi–Konkani, Marathi
Basic Phrases in Marathi
|Excuse me…||Malā māpha karā||मला माफ करा|