The Marathi language

Marathi is counted among the Indo-Iranian languages. It is spoken in western and central India. Marathi is the native language of more than 70 million people. For this reason it is counted among the 20 most-spoken languages in the world. Marathi is written with the same script that is used for Hindi. In this alphabet, each symbol represents exactly one sound. There are 12 vowels and 36 consonants. The numbers are relatively complex. There is a distinct word for 1 through 100. Each number must therefore be learned individually. Marathi is divided into 42 different dialects. They all say a lot about the development of the language. Another feature of Marathi is its long literary tradition. There are texts that are over 1000 years old. If you are interested in the history of India, you should study Marathi!

Learn Marathi from your native language with our method “book2” (books in 2 languages)

“Marathi for beginners” is a language course that we offer free of charge. Advanced students can also refresh and deepen their knowledge. No registration is required and you can learn anonymously. The course includes 100 clearly structured lessons. You can set your learning pace.First you will learn the basics of the language. Example dialogs help you speak the foreign language. No previous knowledge of Marathi grammar is required. You will learn commonly used Marathi sentences and can communicate immediately in various situations. Learn Marathi during your commute, lunch break or workout. You can start immediately and will quickly achieve your learning goals.

Learn Marathi with the Android and iPhone app «50 languages»

With these apps you can learn more than 50 languages on Android phones and tablets and iPhones and iPads. The apps include 100 free lessons to help you learn and communicate effectively in Marathi. Practice your language skills using the tests and games in the apps. Use our free «book2» audio files to listen to native speakers of Marathi and improve your pronunciation! You can easily download all audios in your native language and Marathi as MP3 files. After downloading you can also learn offline.



Text book - Marathi for beginners

If you prefer to learn Marathi using printed materials, you can buy the book Marathi for beginners. You can buy it in any bookstore or online at Amazon.

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