Monday, 11 February 2013

Welcome to Learn Marathi from Hindi

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Learning Marathi through Hindi is very easy. Being conversant with Hindi has many advantages while learning Marathi.
1) Both languages use same script i.e. Devanagari.
So by default you can read Marathi.
2) Beauty of Devanagari with respect to Roman script is that the pronunciation is same as what it is written. So you will not make mistake in pronunciation of Marathi words. So that part is automatically taken care of
3) Mostly the sentence formation rules (e.g. sequence of noun,verb etc.) in Marathi is same as Hindi. So generally you map a Hindi sentence into Marathi word by word.

In short, you know Hindi means 80% you already know Marathi.

So in this coming lessons we will try to cover up those 20% !!

In my blog for learning Marathi through English (http://kaushiklele-learnmarathi.blogspot.in ) I had explained grammar in detail. English being completely different language, I thought it necessary to introduce a learner with grammar then slowly moving to simple sentences and then big conversations.

But as you know Hindi, I would directly start with Marathi sentences. You will be able to extract the grammar automatically. Wherever required I will explain the difference.
Also many people who know Hindi want to grasp simple sentences quickly and develop their skills by more listening and reading. For them learning grammar in detail is discouraging factor.

So approach is completely changes while learning Marathi from Hindi.

For some examples transliteration is given in Roman script is as well. This is for convenience of search-ability on internet.
Conventions for writing Marathi/Hindi in Roman is given here

http://kaushiklele-learnmarathi.blogspot.com/2012/05/vowels-consonants-in-marathi-and-their.html
and
http://kaushiklele-learnmarathi.blogspot.com/2012/05/marathi-barakahadi-symbols-for-vowels.html

Those who can read Devanagari should ignore Roman transliteration as it may cause confusion.

So start learning Marathi. I am sure you will find this website very much useful. !!

You can master the pronunciation of Marathi by watching around 150 audio-
video clips at my YouTube channel

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQEoarxByAcRrOocKopzMIA

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6 comments:

  1. I'm in Maharashtra for a year and wanted to learn marathi. I'm already fluent in hindi so as you said it would be easier. I found your blog while surfing the internet and I think it will help! thanks!

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    1. Thanks for your comment and all the best for your Marathi learning.
      Are you in Maharashtra for job or studies. Would you mind sending me mail on learnmarathifast@gmail.com ; I would like to discuss your Marathi learning and feedback

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  2. Hi Kaushik,
    Thanks for your initiative to help non-Marathis learn this rich language.

    Is there any way to identify blog contents and youtube video clips one after another, so that I can follow them gradually, instead of learning random?
    Kindly help.

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    1. Please refer this link for sequence.
      http://learn-marathi-from-hindi-kaushiklele.blogspot.in/2015/04/list-of-all-lessons-contents-index.html

      May I know your name please.
      Would you mind sending me mail on learnmarathifast@gmail.com ; I would like to discuss your Marathi learning and experience of my blog.

      Thanks,
      Kaushik

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  3. Want to learn Marathi coz of only one reason Rinku Rajguru (Sairat movie). want to meet Rinku Rajguru actress of the movie.
    Archie मल तू खूप आवडतेस.....

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    1. That is the most different and new reason to Marathi.
      As you want to learn Marathi language you are at correct place. Many Indians and even foreigners have successfully learned Marathi using my blog. So you can be another success story.

      Let me know if you start learning Marathi using my blog.

      Thanks,
      Kaushik

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