Success stories of learning Marathi ... Testimonials

Many people from around the globe contacted me through email, blog-comments and Facebook group saying how my blog and YouTube channel helped them successfully learn Marathi. Marathi newspapers also published articles about this initiative. 

Here I am sharing few testimonials that will assure you that you have come to right place to learn Marathi. 

So have a look at it these success stories !! I am sure you will be eager to be a success story yourself !!

Visit this link to go to list of lessons
http://kaushiklele-learnmarathi.blogspot.in/2015/04/list-of-all-lessons-contents-index.html
YouTube channel is 
youtube.com/KaushikLele_Learn_Marathi

Happy Learning !!
- Kaushik Lele

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Prestigious Marathi newspaper लोकसत्ता (Loksatta) and महाराष्ट्र टाईम्स(Maharashtra Times) also the magazine डोंबिवलीकर एक सांस्कृतिक परिवार (Dombivlikar Ek Sanskrutik Parivar) had published articles about these websites

































 






Read online Loksatta 
http://epaper.loksatta.com/245816/indian-express/21-03-2014#page/32/2
OR
http://www.loksatta.com/viva-news/kaushik-lele-initiative-for-learning-marathi-406926/

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Testimonials
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Name: Matthew Chang
Country: United States

To learn Indian languages there are some books, but many books ultimately do a haphazard job in explaining the language’s structure. In this context of poor quantity and quality, Mr. Lele’s blog is an anomaly: an extremely detailed, precise, and resourceful guide for learning a beautiful language which is not so often studied by foreigners. Here are my top reasons why:

1. Grammar 
Some people don’t like it, but unless you have consistent exposure that allows you to eventually “pick up” the details, you have to learn grammar. Most of the pages on the blog are actually more like excerpts from a grammar book. Marathi noun declension, verb conjugation, and sentence structure are elucidated in meticulous detail, and numerous example sentences are given. Tables are provided when needed. 
2. Script and Transliteration
Reading the language is just as important as speaking. A tutorial on the Devanagari script is provided as one of the very first lessons. Even if you aren’t comfortable with the script, Kaushik provides English transliterations (eg. “mI tujhyAvar prem karato”) on almost every page. 
3. Audio
Perhaps the primary reason for choosing the blog over a physical book: I get practice listening to Marathi. Kaushik actually records himself speaking the sentences in nearly every lesson. The videos are publicly available on YouTube. 
4. Conversations, Culture, and Colloquialisms
Simple conversations on an array of everyday situations are provided. Cultural references are also explained when appropriate. Formal Marathi is also different from colloquial Marathi, and such differences are delineated even at the grammatical level when appropriate. I like how Kaushik included a list of exclamations including छे and अरे बापरे! 
5. Learn Marathi through Hindi
It simply makes more sense to learn a language from a sister language. In many places, the Learn Marathi through Hindi blog presents Marathi words and sentences side by side with their Hindi equivalents. 
6. Other Resources
It doesn’t just stop with the blog. Kaushik is also there to help! In my experience, Kaushik has been very willing to answer questions and explain when someone is confused. The blog is an ongoing project, and Kaushik has created and revised some parts of the blog as a result of my questions. Furthermore, there’s a Facebook blog (with Kaushik as the admin) for learning Marathi! Ask and you shall receive.

Watch Matthew speak fluently in Marathi

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Name: Jonathan Galton
Country: UK

I am an ardent Indophile and particularly in love with the city of Mumbai, and am hoping to do some research into urban cosmopolitanism there. To this end I wished to learn Marathi in addition to Hindi, but struggled to find online resources for Marathi until I came across 

Kaushik Lele's blog. Immediately I felt in safe hands - the blog is very logically structured and takes a grammar-led approach which is perfect for learners who wish to gain a deeper understanding of the language beyond a handful of phrases. It is also accompanied by audio recordings in YouTube which aid immeasurably with the pronunciation. Furthermore, 

Kaushik has been extremely generous with his time in answering users' queries and sharing them on the site. For all these reasons I think that this is simply the best resource for anybody out there wishing to learn conversational Marathi.
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Name : Kreshan Narroo
Country : Mauritius

Your blog for teaching Marathi  language is very  commendable initiative.

I was looking for a fast teaching, to enable me to write, read and speak basic Marathi conversation.
I like the systematic approach to enable learners, especially those like me, who had no knowledge of the language at all.
Your presentation of the basic grammar and also the numerous examples you gave for use of verbs and also in normal daily usage of words in conversations are also very interesting as well as useful.
Your teachings on the website have helped me to grasp the basic of the Marathi language fast.
I therefore recommend your blog and Youtube channel  to learners, especially adults like me , who during our childhood had no Initiation  to devnagri scripts.
Wishing all the best!
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Name : Nikhil Kamat  
Country : India

A few months ago, I came across Mr. Lele’s blog. When in Maharashtra, you hear Marathi being spoken all around you. My mother tongue being Konkani, Marathi is not that different, especially not when the two are written in Devanagari. Spoken Marathi, however, can be somewhat different. Understanding it and speaking it are two different things. Mr. Lele’s blog has been quite helpful to me in understanding how Marathi is spoken. The blog is written in simple language, easy enough to understand; it is designed for those wishing to learn spoken Marathi, including the beginnings of slang. Mr. Lele's blog is an excellent starting point for such a purpose. I would readily recommend this site to both foreigners as well as Indians seeking to learn Marathi as 'she' is spoken. In the end, there’s no substitute for practice and experience, but understanding a little will certainly save you from making too any embarrassing mistakes.
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Name : Ravinder Sangwan 
Country : India 

Reason for learning :- Rural posting in Maharashtra. 
How website helped :- Helped me learned basics of Marathi. 
Why would you recommend it:-  Because it has best cost to benefit ratio among all on-line sources of Marathi learning. Also it got some super cool chapters ;) 
Other points you want to share:- While reading and learning Marathi relate all words with those in Hindi. That way you will be able to guesstimate any new words you came across. Hindi and Marathi looks like children of same bloodline Sanskrit, Vocabulary heavily overlaps between them. 
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Name : Saba Sk
Country : India 

Marathi , I like this language very much and want to get pretty fluent in it.
Grammar is the backbone of any language and learn-Marathi blog by Kaushik lele guides you in learning step by step through grammar in a very simple way while focusing on different aspects of the spoken language as well.
For me it has been a one stop portal to clear almost all of my doubts, in short it is a good reference. 
While searching online for learning Marathi or even other languages I have come across many sites but this one is the best so far. 
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Name : V.K. Guptan
Country : India

I had found your website very helpful to learn Marathi. I had some little knowledge of Marathi as I was in Bombay or Mumbai as you may prefer and Pune. Then I left Maharashtra for Bangalore and thought of brushing up my Marathi for which your lessons were very helpful.
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Name : Dr Prashant kumar
Country: India
I am pursuing Masters of Public Health from Tata Institute of Social Sciences , Mumbai. I really needed to learn Marathi at least for conversing it for my rural postings in Maharashtra tribal areas. At those tribal areas people speak only Marathi. My college is so busy that I donot get time to attend classes of Marathi.

Then I found in google Kaushik lele blog to teach Marathi online free of cost. I joined and now I am at least able to get a tone of it . Though I have not become a perfect in Marathi but at least I can understand what people speak. I will still follow the blog to learn and further improve my Marathi as Learning never Ends. 

I would recommend if anyone wants to learn marathi free of cost,either out of curiosity of learning new language or  due to demand of your job. This blog is worth. The main thing the recording which you hear their pronunciation are the best part. They make you feel that there is someone real who is teaching you. 

You can learn at your pace whenever you get time. But you need to practice it with others to make a feel of learning.
Thanks a lot kaushik for this initiate to teach Marathi online to all, 

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Name : Tanay Bhatt

Country : India



I loved to learn Marathi with Mr.  Kaushik lele..... He helped me alot... It was necessary for me to learn Marathi because i have a language in my studies... And i didn't know a word in marathi... But he is the one who helped me.... Thank You Sir for your support 
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Name : Suresh Vaidya
Country : India

Reason For Learning : Self Interest to know this beautiful Language.
How website helped : 1. As the website has both English to Marathi and Hindi to Marathi option. It helped me by choosing easy platform Hindi to Marathi. 2. And YouTube videos helped me by the pronunciation, how to spell correctly Marathi words.
Other Point : It will be more and more helpful if real-life conversation is uploaded in YouTube. such as video documentary in vegetable market with Hindi/ English subtitles to choose from. Expecting for more innovative and creative way of Learning ....

Thanks a lot sir, for making this Language tutorial. It helped me a lot.  
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Name: Sowmya Pattaje
Country: India
 

I wanted to learn a new language.  I resolved to begin learning Marathi as I am already quite conversant in Hindi.

Kaushik, I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for bringing up such a wonderful blog. I can imagine the amount of patience, due diligence, and effort that must have gone into putting up such a brilliant portal for Marathi learners. Being married to someone who was born & brought up in Maharashtra, I was exposed a little to the language but was not able to learn the nitty-gritty of grammar.  However, after stumbling on your blog, I have learnt quite a lot. I am able to understand word by word most of the time. I have also started watching and appreciating Marathi soaps and movies.  I am proud of how far I have come in learning this language and there is no turning back!

I appreciate that you take every feedback positively and try to improvise your blog for everyone's benefit. Keep this good work going.  I hope many others too will benefit from this. Well done!

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Name : Bipanchi Lahon
Country : India (Jorhat,Assam )

I am learning Marathi because i want to have my higher studies from Mumbai & also i like this language.
Your website is very helpful. Before, i didn't know a common word & couldn't make a simple sentence  of Marathi.After learning from your blog , now i can speak a little bit in Marathi. 
I expect from you that you will add more things of Marathi languge in future . I want to tell about your blog that you have put all the things in a very well manner . One can easily learn from your blog. 
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Name : Mukund
Country : India

I am a Central Govt employee presently serving at Maharashtra
Help of this web site was impeccable.  
I would recommend it because
(a)  A subjective approach with apprehensive bits of Marathi Language.  (b) Very positive response to e-correspondence.
Suggestion:   A corner may be designated to on line/ on spot translation of  hindi/ English phrases/ Sentences into Marathi.
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Name: Renu
Country: India

As I have to go in a Marathi family I needed to learn this language. It helped me a lot to understand and speak Marathi easily and that in influential way.
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Name : Rakesh Sahu
Country : India

I'm 20 year old electrical engineer. My love belongs to Maharashtra so that's why i am trying to learn Marathi and i found this website. It really helps me in learning Marathi in just 2-3 days i started making simple words and impressed my love. Really a good website to learn Marathi. Thanks Kaushik.

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Name : Sudeshna Chaki
Country : India

I am a PhD candidate in Social Anthropology and I am conducting  my research fieldwork in Maharashtra. This is the primary reason why I am learning Marathi. Since I need to learn it fast, I started classes at a language institute (but the course turned out to be very unstructured and the teacher could not explain most of the things. As I found out, being a native speaker does not necessarily mean one can teach the language well. Now I regret spending money on that). In the meantime my brother recommended 'learn Marathi through English' blog. So, now I mainly follow that for learning Marathi.

Thanks a lot for taking the initiative to provide such a well structured platform for people like us. I finally have hope that I too can learn quickly, with the added benefit of  understanding the subtle nuances and details of the language. Kaushik has the ability to present concepts in a lucid and straightforward way, and this drives his readers to visit his blog regularly. If you're a first time visitor, my advice is to keep reading, this blog is worth it.

Detailed Testimonial from Matthew Chang

Matthew Chang is Chinese-American youngster who has very successfully learned Marathi language. 

His success is praise worthy considering - he has no Marathi or even Indian family background, he is very far from Marathi land, there are not many people around him to talk Marathi, limited online resources available (e.g. dictionaries and auto-translation), it was not academic/ business necessity !!

Credit goes to his self-study, perseverance and zeal to learn every minute grammatical details. I am happy that I could help him a little through my blog. I had asked him to write a testimonial about my blog and he is generous to write a very detailed testimonial. I have mentioned excerpts in testimonial page but it is worth sharing in full. Testimonial will also guide new learners. 

Watch Mathew speak Marathi


Testimonial from Matthew Chang :-

When I was learning French in school, I sometimes complained about the language’s difficulty, but if you think about it, help is literally at the fingertips of the French student. At least in America, countless institutions offer French as a foreign language option, and one can easily find “101 French Verbs” and French-English dictionaries at the local bookstore. Forget Rosetta Stone; french.about.com and Word Reference are completely free online resources for learning French.
The Marathi learner, on the other hand, is not so lucky. As I see it, learners of Indian languages face a new level of difficulty. There’s little foreign demand for learning Indian languages, and consequently there’s a lack of resources. There are some books, but in my experience, many books ultimately do a haphazard job in explaining the language’s structure. In this context of poor quantity and quality, Mr. Lele’s blog is an anomaly: an extremely detailed, precise, and resourceful guide for learning a beautiful language which is not so often studied by foreigners. Here are my top reasons why:

1. Grammar
Some people don’t like it, but unless you have consistent exposure that allows you to eventually “pick up” the details, you have to learn grammar. As Kaushik says, “many language learning programs shower the student with list of full sentences. This looks good first, but it does not teach how to prepare sentence. So thou you know 100 sentences, you are helpless to create 101st sentence yourself.” Most of the pages on the blog are actually more like excerpts from a grammar book. Marathi noun declension, verb conjugation, and sentence structure are elucidated in meticulous detail, and numerous example sentences are given. Tables are provided when needed. Yet, the prose is not so technical as to completely stump those who are not grammar buffs and linguistics majors.

2. Script and Transliteration
Reading the language is just as important as speaking. A tutorial on the Devanagari script is provided as one of the very first lessons. Some people think that writing Indian languages in Roman script has become more fashionable. Perhaps. I follow Loksatta on Facebook, and I see people typing comments in देवनागरी all the time.  But even if you aren’t comfortable with the script, Kaushik provides English transliterations (eg. “mI tujhyAvar prem karato”) on almost every page.

3. Audio
Perhaps the primary reason for choosing the blog over a physical book: I get practice listening to Marathi. Kaushik actually records himself speaking the sentences in nearly every lesson. The videos are publicly available on YouTube.

4. Conversations, Culture, and Colloquialisms
Simple conversations on an array of everyday situations are provided. Furthermore, such conversations are not created in a cultural void; they are created in the context of daily life in Maharashtra. This means including auto rickshaws, police officers, and software engineers. Cultural references are also explained when appropriate. Formal Marathi is also different from colloquial Marathi, and such differences are delineated even at the grammatical level when appropriate. I like how Kaushik included a list of exclamations including छे and अरे बापरे!

5. Learn Marathi through Hindi
It simply makes more sense to learn a language from a sister language. In many places, the Learn Marathi through Hindi blog presents Marathi words and sentences side by side with their Hindi equivalents. Interestingly, I have a Marathi friend who is learning Hindi. He used the blog in reverse; he learned Hindi through Marathi by comparing the sentences in the Learn Marathi through Hindi blog. That reminds me. In reality most learners of Marathi are not going to be Americans and Brits but other Indians. Time and again, Maharashtrian politicians have insisted that migrants from the Hindi belt learn the local language. In theory, if provided with this blog as a resource for learning, Hindi speakers can learn a foreign language through their mother tongue rather than through another foreign language.

6. Other Resources
It doesn’t just stop with the blog. Kaushik is also there to help! In my experience, Kaushik has been very willing to answer questions and explain when someone is confused. The blog is an ongoing project, and Kaushik has created and revised some parts of the blog as a result of my questions. Furthermore, there’s a Facebook blog (with Kaushik as the admin) for learning Marathi! Ask and you shall receive.

I’ll be honest. I’ve been learning Hindi for several years now, and at some point I decided to start on another Indian language. I wanted to learn Punjabi, but I was dismayed at the lack of resources and the quality of the few resources I found. I stumbled across Kaushik Lele’s blog and started to read it. I’ve stuck with Marathi ever since. For me, the presence of quality resources in language learning makes all the difference.

List of all lessons. Contents. Index

Welcome to world of Marathi
Marathi Alphabets Devanagari Alphabets
Vowels, Consonants in Marathi and their pronunciation
Marathi Barakahadi : Symbols for vowels with consonants
Pronunciation of Anusvar अनुस्वार
Combining consonants in Marathi मराठी जोडाक्षरे
Combining consonants with र(r)-मराठी जोडाक्षरे Part 2
Combining consonants with ह(h)-मराठी जोडाक्षरे Part 3
Special or separate symbols for combined consonants मराठी जोडाक्षरे- part 3
Pronouns and Articles in Marathi
Using plurals to indicate respect आदरार्थी बहुवचन (AdarArthI bahuvachan )
Verbs in Marathi
Simple Present Tense in Marathi
Simple Present Tense of "To Be" in Marathi
Present Continuous Tense in Marathi
Simple Future Tense in Marathi
Future Continuous Tense in Marathi
Simple Past Tense in Marathi - Part 1
Simple Past Tense in Marathi - Part 2
Simple Past Tense in Marathi - Part 3
Past Continuous Tense in Marathi
Present/Past/Future Perfect Tense in Marathi
Learn Prepositions in Marathi
Preposition "TO" in Marathi
Sentences with person or living things as object
Saying My/His/Her in Marathi
Basic questions and "WH" questions in Marathi
Negative Sentences - Present tense in Marathi
Negative Sentences - Past tense in Marathi
Negative Sentence - Future Tense in Marathi
Working with nouns - Gender & Plurals in Marathi
Working with nouns - Prepositions in Marathi
Cases in Marathi. विभक्ति Vibhakti and विभक्तिप्रत्यय vibhaktiprtatyay in Marathi
Commands / Imperative statements in Marathi
Time related words
Sentence using “Going to” phrase
Sentence using "Used to" phrase
Sentence using "If-Then"
Prepositions with Verbs
Adjectives in Marathi
Using verb "Can/To be able to"
Using verb To Want/To Need
Verb “To Become/To Happen”
Using “Should”
Using “Must”/“to be have to”
Using phrase “to keep doing”
Comparison and degrees of comparison
Using verb "To Know"
आ-ई-ए-ए-या-ई (A-I-e-e-yA-I) rule
Using "Let" and "Shall we"
Which-That / What-That sentences
Giving instructions formally
Using “To Like”
Sentences using "would" in Marathi
"To Understand" & "To come to know"
Add a question tag
Numbers in Marathi - Part 1
Numbers in Marathi - Part 2
Fractional numbers, sequence, percentage in Marathi
Relations in Marathi
Using verb "To remember" in Marathi
Using "To Like" with other verbs
Frequently used words. Miscellenious
Short forms in spoken Marathi
Greeting,Wishes,Blessings,Slogans in Marathi
List of Body parts in Marathi
Verbs indicating cause of action. Causative verb
Frequently used verbs in Marathi - Part 1
Frequently used verbs in Marathi - Part 2
Frequently used verbs in Marathi - Part 3
Frequently used verbs in Marathi - Part 4
लावणे(lAvaNe) - one verb, multiple meanings !!
लागणे(lAgaNe) - one verb, multiple meanings !!
Diwali Festival
List of Marathi Adjectives - Part 1
Calling or Addressing someone in Marathi
Exclamations in Marathi
Past/Present/Future Perfect Tense - Second Style
Requesting-someone-"May-I","Can-you" etc.
Showing uncertainty using May, Might
Adjectives made from verb
Using May to express wish
Past /Present/Future Perfect Continuous tense in Marathi
Exceptional Verbs in Marathi which change in past tense form
Phrase "To Make Someone do something"
Type Marathi in Roman Marathi transliteration
To emphasize word using-च(ch)-in Marathi
Generalizing words - somewhere somehow anything anybody etc.तरी(tarI) -ही(hI)
"To have" to indicate possession and relation
Using "To mean". How to ask meaning in Marathi
Conjunctions in Marathi - Part 1 And,But,Because,So,That,Although,Though,Still,Yet
Conjunctions in Marathi - Part 2 As,As well as,Or, Neither, Nor, If,in case, provided
Conjunctions in Marathi - Part 3 After, then,As far as, As long as,As if, As though
Conjunctions in Marathi Part-4 As Soon as, Once,Rather Than, Instead of,So that,Whereas,Whether or not,also
List of Conjunctions in Marathi
Active Passive voice in Marathi
Using "To Feel" & "To think"
Adverbs in Marathi - Part 1
List of adverbs in Marathi
List of vegetable names in Marathi
List of names of fruits in Marathi
List of names of birds in Marathi
List of names of insects in Marathi
List of name of cololurs in Marathi
List of names of flowers in Marathi
List of names of animals in Marathi
Frequently used or common words in Marathi - Miscellaneous
Abuse Cursing Swear-words in Marathi
Compound verbs / Phrases in Marathi
Tips to Learn Marathi (rather any new language)
Simple Sentences in Marathi - Introduction/Salutation
Simple Marathi Sentences - Time Related
Simple Marathi Sentences - Where/Place Related
Simple Marathi Sentences - In Hotel
Simple Marathi sentences - Weather related
Marathi conversation-with traffic police
Simple Marathi conversation - Rickshaw/Taxi driver
Simple Marathi Conversation - Software Engineers
Simple Marathi conversation - Grocery shop
Simple Marathi Conversation - Doctor-Patient
Simple Marathi Conversation - Teacher & Students
Simple Marathi Conversation - Informal phone conversation.
Simple Marathi conversation-Vegetable Market
Simple Marathi Conversation-at-bus stop and in bus
Asking address in Marathi
I Love you In Marathi. Proposing someone in Marathi
Simple Marathi Conversation - Interview in Marathi
Simple Marathi conversation - with housemaid
Frequently used sentences in Marathi - miscellaneous
Frequently used sentences in Marathi - miscellaneous part 2
“Marathi Dictionary for Learners” Android app on Gogle Play.

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“Marathi Dictionary for Learners” Android app on Gogle Play.

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Happy to announce my “Marathi Dictionary for Learners” Android app on Google Play.
It can be downloaded quickly from

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There are many English-to-Marathi dictionaries available as books or online or in app-form.
But all these dictionaries are for native Marathi person learning English. A Marathi learner seeks information of Marathi word for a given English word.

e.g. For English word “door” Marathi words are दार, दरवाजा.
But knowing just these words are not sufficient for Marathi learner.
He must know that दार is of Neuter gender and दरवाजा is of Masculine gender. Otherwise how can he decide different verb forms in this sentence?
ते दार उघडले.
तो दरवाजा उघडला.

Also in Marathi plural of word is different. E.g. Take words माळ
& चाळ. Both are feminine gender. And both sound almost same. But their plurals are formed differently.
Plural of माळ is माळा  but that of चाळ is not चाळा. It is चाळी.
If one make plural of माळ as माळी; he will be in trouble as माळी means Gardener.
If one makes plural of चाळ as चाळा then he will be in trouble as चाळा means idle habit.
So it is important to know exact plural.

Similarly before adding preposition noun form changes.
e.g Price of garland = माळेची किंमत
Price of chawl = चाळीची किंमत
Form of noun माळ is माळे and form of noun चाळ is चाळी.
Though both nouns are of same gender and sound similar, their form is different.

Thus this dictionary is created from point of view of Marathi learners and currently limited only to NOUNs in Marathi.
It gives details of gender, plural and inflected form of noun to be used with prepositions, and an example with preposition.

If there are more than one synonyms then it provides details of all of them.

An English word can mean differently in different context. So context is mentioned wherever applicable.

At present this dictionary has 1105 English words and 1233 Marathi words. I will keep updating the app to add more and more words.
You may try words "platform", "action","collection" to have  quick test of this dictionary.

So I request you to download and install the dictionary and let me know your feedback.

Let me know your feedback on

learnmarathifast@gmail.com

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Idioms and Phrases in Marathi / different sentence formation in Marathi

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Like any language, Marathi has many phrases. Learning phrases, idioms, sayings is advanced part of language learning process. Dictionaries & Thesaurus are ideal resources to learn them. So it is not possible to replace them by one or two blogposts. But it is surely possible introduce to phrases. 

So in this lesson I am enlisting few phrases & peculiar sentences in which where senetence formation is different in Marathi compared to English. These were either discussed on facebook group or asked me over mail. 
I will keep updating this lesson as and when I found a good candidate. 

Please note that phrases are not translated literally their equivalents are given. 
It is assumed that reader knows basic grammar details about noun, pronouns, gender, tense etc. So s/he can take clue from meaning and make different sentences. 

1) To feel sleepy
The phrase "to feel sleepy" is said differently in Marathi. "X is feeling sleepy" is translated as if saying "Sleep is coming to X".
I am feeling sleepy -> Sleep is coming to me -> मला झोप येते आहे (malA jhop yete Ahe)

2) नाक खुपसणे (nAk khupasaNe) ->To meddle / To poke nose

3) जोखाडातून बाहेर येणे (jokahDAtUn bAher yeNe) -> To releive from burden

4) सावट येणे  (sAvaT yeNE) -> To come under evil 

5) झपाट्याने वाढणे (jhapATyAne vADhaNe)= To grow by leaps and bounds

6) जीवावर बेतणे (jIvAvar betaNe) -> To turn out to be fatal
रेल्वेच्या टपावर चढणे जीवावर बेतले (relvechyA TapAvar chaDhaNe jIvAvar betale) = Climbing the roof of the train turned out fatal

7) नवऱ्याने बायकोला टाकणे (navarxyAne bAyakolA TAkaNe) -> Husband to leave is wife or alienate from relationship

8) बाचाबाची होणे (bAchAbAchI hoNe) -> A verbal fight to take place


9) टप्पा गाठणे (TappA gAThaNe) -> To achieve a level/benchmark 

10) सूर गवसणे (sUr gavasaNe ) ->  to find form (as in cricket)

11) सर करणे (sar karaNe) -> To conquer

12) आवर घालणे (Avar ghAlaNe) -> To control

13) चारी मुंड्या चित करणे (chArI muMDyA chit karaNe) -> To give whitewash to rival ; To defeat (an opponent) easily by winning every game, point, etc.

14) रग उतरवणे (rag utaravaNe) -> Breaking one's ego or self boasting by defeating him

15) __ची समस्या भेडसावणे (samasyA bheDasAvaNe) -> To face problem of __

16) मुकाट्याने ऐकणे (mukATyAne aikaNe) -> To agree something without saying a word

17) संपुष्टात येणे (saMpuShTAt yeNe ) -> To come to and end

18) रंगू लागणे (raMgU lAgaNe) -> To become more interesting
e.g. कौशिक आल्यावर गप्पा रंगू लागल्या -> After Kaushik joined our chat become more interesting

19) __ची हमी देणे/घेणे (hamI deNe/gheNe) -> To give/take assurance of ___

20) सुकर होणे (sukar hoNe) -> To become easy

21) डच्चू देणे (DacchU deNe) -> To omit, To remove from an existing group)

22) घाम गाळणे (ghAm gALaNe) -> To work very heard

23) सापळ्यात अडकणे(sApaLyAt aDakaNe) -> To fall in trap

24) थैमान घालणे(thaimAn ghAlaNe) -> To throw tantrum, To cause widespread  destruction. 
e.g. प्लेगने देशभर थैमान घातले -> Plague caused causalities all over country

25) दणका देणे (daNakA deNe) -> To hit very strongly

26) दांडी मारणे(dAMDI mAraNe) -> To bunk (class, office)

27) वेठीस धरणे(veThIs dharaNe) -> To force some one to be in uncomfortable situation

28) चोंबडेपणा/चोमडेपणा करणे -> To be meddlesome/nosy, To share ones secret with others

29) पितळ उघडे पडणे (pitaL ughaDe paDaNe) -> Reality or hidden motives of someone getting exposed

30) काटा काढणे (kATA kADhaNe) -> To remove an obstacle that is stopping someone from wrong doing.

31) काट्याने काटा काढणे (kATyAne kATA kADhaNe) -> To do away with something/someone using other thing/person of same type.
e.g. पोलिसांनी ए-टोळिच्या लोकांच्या मदतीने ब-टोळीला संपवले. काट्याने काटा काढला -> Police took help of gang-A and finished gang-B

32) पातळी घसरणे(pAtaLI ghasaraNe) -> To degrade

33) खडाजंगी उडणे (khaDAjaMgI uDaNe) -> high tempered verbal clashing

34) अब्रूची लक्तरे वेशीवर टांगणे (abrUchI laktare veshIvar TAMgaNe) -> To defame publicly

35) थरकाप उडवणे (tharakAp uDavaNe) ->  To frighten so as to cause shivering

36) धडपड करणे(dhaDapaD karaNe) -> To try, To struggle

37) अंगावर काटा येणे(aMgAvar kATA yeNe) -> Goose bumping

28) गवसणी घालणे (gavasaNI ghAlaNe) -> To embrace
यशाला गवसणी घालणे (yashAlA gavasaNI ghAlaNe) ->to succeed/accomplish something.

आकाशाला गवसणी घालणे  (AkAshAlA gavasaNI ghAlaNe)  = to achieve something that is really very difficult or almost impossible to.

29)कोंबडा आरवणे(koMbaDA AravaNe) -> Cock crows in morning. Beginning of dawn

30) बोहल्यावर चढणे(bohalyAvar chaDhaNe) ->  To get married

31)लंपास करणे (laMpAs karaNe) -> To steal

32) खूळ लागणे (khUL lAgaNe) -> To behave a like a crazy/fanatic

33) काळजी (kALajI)  -> Worry
__ची काळजी वाटणे (kALajI vATaNe) -> To worry / To worry about
काळजी घेणे (kALajI gheNe) -> To take care
माझ्या तब्येतीची काळजी करू नकोस, तुझ्या अभ्यासाची काळजी घे
(mAjhyA tabyetIchI kALajI karU nakos, tujhyA abhyAsAchI kALajI ghe)
Do not worry about my health, take care of your studies 

34) तोंडाला पाणी सुटणे (toMDAlA pANI suTaNe)  -> Mouth to start watering








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