Marathi LANGUAGE TRANSLATION
As one of India’s most spoken languages, Marathi has the fourth-largest number of native speakers. It is the official language of Maharashtra and ranks 19 in the list of the most spoken languages in the world. You can acquire reliable Marathi translation services from Wordsburg for all types of documents and brochures.
Overview of the Marathi language
February 27 is celebrated as Marathi Language Day in Maharashtra and Goa annually. It is also called Marathi Bhasha Din in Hindi and Marathi Bhasha Diwas in Marathi. It is celebrated on the birthday of eminent Marathi Poet Vishnu Vaman Shirwadkar to honor the rich history and literature associated with the language.
Vishnu Vaman Shirwadkar was a man of many professions. Apart from being a famous poet, he was also a novelist, play-writer, and story writer. He was popularly known worldwide as Kusumagraj. The celebration involves a speech from the state governor and the arrangement for conducting essay competitions and seminars in schools and colleges.
Marathi Dialects and How They Relate to Translation
There are 42 dialects of the spoken Marathi language. Standard Marathi is used for academics and the print media.
The major dialects are :
Spoken in the west Khandesh North Maharashtra region, Ahirani is a Marathi dialect influenced by other languages such as Hindi and Gujarati. Being a colloquial form, Ahirani uses the Devanagari script for writing which is very difficult.
Also called Vaidarbhi, Varhadi is spoken in the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra.
Khandeshi is also known as Tawadi and is specifically spoken in Yawal and Raver Talukas of the East Khandesh. A well-known poet called Bahinabai Chaudhari uses the Khandeshi dialect of Marathi in her literary works.
According to the country’s constitution, Konkani is one of India’s 22 scheduled languages. Konkani is considered a dialect of Marathi in Maharashtra. Konkani is divided into several sub-dialects in Maharashtra-Goa. Some of them are Warli, Kankon Konkani, Malvani, and Dangi. The majority of Konkani people in Maharashtra speak and write Marathi fluently.
The agricultural plot owners primarily speak this dialect of the Naigaon, Vasai region called the Wadvals. Hindus and Roman Catholics also use this language.
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