Marathi Language Day

Discover 7 Fascinating Facts About India's Rich Linguistic Heritage

Ancient Script

Marathi once used its own script called Modi in the 11th century.

Dialectical Symphony

Marathi has 42 unique dialects, adding richness to the language.

Gender Neutrality

Marathi uses the neutral pronoun "te" for the second person singular.

Inclusive "We"

Marathi distinguishes between exclusive ("aap") and inclusive ("aapun") forms of "we."

Locative Case Legacy

Marathi retains the Sanskrit locative case for expressing location.

Saints and Songs

Marathi literature is influenced by spiritual saints like Sant Dnyaneshwar.

Thriving Theatre

Marathi theatre has a rich history, used for social commentary.

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