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Is Marathi a dialect of Hindi?

Last Updated: 24th February, 2020

Not at All. Marathi is very different fromHindi. Even Marathi used to be written in Modi scriptsince thousand years which is similar to Kannada, Telugu andsomewhat Gujarathi scripts.

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Considering this, which language is spoken after Hindi in India?

Coming in third behind Hindi and Bengali as themost common language spoken in India is Telugu.Telugu is one of the few Dravidian languages spoken inIndia and is spoken in the states of Andhra Pradesh,Telangana, and Yanam as well as in surrounding areas.

which language came first Hindi or Marathi? Indo-Aryan Languages The largest native speakers in this group belongs toHindustani (Standard Hindi and Urdu), Bengali, Punjabi,Marathi , Gujarati, Oriya, Sindhi, Nepali, Sinhala etc. InIndo-Aryan language group, the oldest language isVedic Sanskrit (1500 BC – 800 BC).

In respect to this, which language is spoken next to Hindi?

More than one million speakers

Rank Language 2001 census of India (total: 1,028,610,328)
Percentage
1 Hindi 41.1%
2 Bengali 8.11%
3 Marathi 6.99%

What is the difference between Hindi and Marathi?

The script of both the languages, Hindi andMarathi is same, which is known as 'Devanagri' (????????)script. Even though Hindi and Marathi languages useDevanagri script, there is a small difference.Marathi has an additional letter '?', which is not used inHindi.

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