Learn Marathi ~ A quick Guide

While learning any language takes more than an age for human being, we all need to pick up on the basics of the language of the natives to get the best cooperation and hence most comfort when on tour. Here is an attempt to translate few of the frequently used marathi words….a 10 minute dictionary for you…

EnglishMarathi

Hello

Namaskaar

Welcome

Swaagat (formal) / Yaa (informal)

How are you?

Kashey aahat?

Fine

Bara ahey (men) / Bari ahey(women)

Glad to meet you

Tumhala bhetun aanand zhaala

What is your name?

Aapla naav kaay?

I'm John

Mee John

Come in

Aat yaa

Sit down

Basaa

Stop

Thambaa

Go forward

Pudhey Zaa

Go back

Maagey Zaa

Go straight

Saral Zaa

I want to get down here

Mala ikdey utraicha ahey

Next stop

Pudhcha stop

Listen

Aika

Please

Krupa karoon

Thank you

Dhanyavaad

Goodbye

Nirop gheto

I want

Mala havay

Can you help me please?

Krupa karun maajhi madat kartaa kaa

I agree

Mee sehmat ahey

I disagree

Mee sehmat naiyye

Good

Changla / Chhaan

Congratulations

Abhinandan

I request (you)

Mee vinanti karto

Thanks a lot

Anek dhanyavaad

Excuse me/sorry

Malaa maaf kara

I apologize

Mee chuklo

Let's go

Chala Jaauyat

How much Will it cost?

Hyachi kimmat kaay ahey

Is this water good for drinking?

Hey pyaycha paani ahey kaa

Can I make a phone call from here?

Mee ek phone karu shakto kaa

Where can I hire a taxi?

Mala taxi kothe milel

Where does this road go?

Haa rasta kothe jaato

Don't speak so fast

Itka vegaat bolu nakaa

When do you go back?

Apan kevhaa challat

Come back again

Parat yaa

Zero

Shunya

One

Ek

Two

Doon

Three

Teen

Four

Char

Five

Paach

Six

Saha

Seven

Saati

Eight

Aath

Nine

Nau

Ten

Daha