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1 Countries
1.1 Countries
Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, India, Maharashtra
Hong Kong, Macau
1.2 Total No. Of Countries
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4
Rank: 11 (Overall)
2
Rank: 13 (Overall)
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1.3 National Language
India
China, Guangdong
1.4 Second Language
Andra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Telangana
Not spoken in any of the countries
1.5 Speaking Continents
Asia
Asia
1.6 Minority Language
Israel, Mauritius
Hawaii
1.7 Regulated By
Maharashtra Sahitya Parishad
Civil Service Bureau, Government of Hong Kong, Official Language Division
1.8 Interesting Facts
  • Marathi ranks 4th in India based on the number of native speakers.
  • Marathi language has borrowed plenty of loanwords from Urdu, Persian, Arabic and Sanskrit.
  • Cantonese have lot of slangs, many of them include words that do not make sense at all and some also have English in them.
  • Even though Cantonese and Mandarin are dialects of Chinese, Cantonese has 8 tones instead of Mandarin's 4.
1.9 Similar To
Konkani Language
Chinese Language
1.10 Derived From
Sanskrit Language
Not Available
2 Alphabets
2.1 Alphabets in
2.2 Alphabets
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52
Rank: 31 (Overall)
28
Rank: 10 (Overall)
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2.3 Phonology
2.3.1 How Many Vowels
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16
Rank: 13 (Overall)
8
Rank: 5 (Overall)
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2.3.2 How Many Consonants
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36
Rank: 26 (Overall)
20
Rank: 10 (Overall)
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2.4 Scripts
Devanagari
Chinese Characters and derivatives
2.5 Writing Direction
Left-To-Right, Horizontal
Left-To-Right, Horizontal, Top-To-Bottom
2.6 Hard to Learn
2.6.1 Language Levels
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Rank: 2 (Overall)
10
Rank: 8 (Overall)
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2.6.2 Time Taken to Learn
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4 weeks
Rank: 2 (Overall)
88 weeks
Rank: 13 (Overall)
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3 Greetings
3.1 Hello
हॅलो (Hĕlō)
您好
3.2 Thank You
धन्यवाद (Dhan'yavāda)
谢谢
3.3 How Are You?
तू कसा आहेस? (Tū kasā āhēsa?)
你好吗?
3.4 Good Night
शुभ रात्री (Śubha rātrī)
晚安
3.5 Good Evening
चांगले संध्याकाळी (Cāṅgalē sandhyākāḷī)
晚上好
3.6 Good Afternoon
शुभ दुपार (Śubha dupāra)
下午好
3.7 Good Morning
शुभ प्रभात (Śubha prabhāta)
早上好
3.8 Please
कृपया (Kr̥payā)
3.9 Sorry
क्षमस्व (Kṣamasva)
遗憾
3.10 Bye
बाय (Bāya)
再见
3.11 I Love You
मी तुझ्यावर प्रेम करतो (Mī tujhyāvara prēma karatō)
我爱你
3.12 Excuse Me
मला माफ करा (Malā māpha karā)
原谅我
4 Dialects
4.1 Dialect 1
Maharashtrian Konkani
Guangzhou
4.1.1 Where They Speak
Kokan
outside mainland China
4.1.2 How Many People Speak
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2,400,000.00
Rank: 23 (Overall)
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
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4.2 Dialect 2
Varhadi
Xiguan
4.2.1 Where They Speak
Vidarbha
Hong Kong
4.2.2 How Many People Speak
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7,000,000.00
Rank: 12 (Overall)
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
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4.3 Dialect 3
Khandeshi
Hong Kong
4.3.1 Where They Speak
Khandesh
Hong Kong
4.3.2 How Many People Speak
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1,900,000.00
Rank: 15 (Overall)
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Rank: N/A (Overall)
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4.4 Total No. Of Dialects
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42
Rank: 29 (Overall)
3
Rank: 3 (Overall)
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5 How Many People Speak
5.1 How Many People Speak?
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71.00 million
Rank: 25 (Overall)
60.00 million
Rank: 27 (Overall)
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5.2 Speaking Population
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1.10 %
Rank: 18 (Overall)
16.00 %
Rank: 2 (Overall)
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5.3 Native Speakers
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68.00 million
Rank: 16 (Overall)
52.00 million
Rank: 21 (Overall)
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5.3.1 Second Language Speakers
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3.00 million
Rank: 32 (Overall)
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
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5.3.2 Native Name
मराठी (marāṭhī)
Kwang Tung Wa
5.3.3 Alternative Names
Maharashtra, Maharathi, Malhatee, Marthi, Muruthu
Guangfu, Metropolitan Cantonese
5.3.4 French Name
marathe
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5.3.5 German Name
Marathi
Not Available
5.4 Pronunciation
[məˈɾaʈʰi]
Not Available
5.5 Ethnicity
Marathi people
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6 History
6.1 Origin
10th century
17th century
6.2 Language Family
Indo-European Family
Sino-Tibetan Family
6.2.1 Subgroup
Indo-Iranian
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6.2.2 Branch
Indic
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6.3 Language Forms
6.3.1 Early Forms
Maharashtri Prakrit
No early forms
6.3.2 Standard Forms
Marathi
Standard Cantonese
6.3.3 Language Position
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6.3.4 Signed Forms
Indian Signing System (ISS)
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6.4 Scope
Individual
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7 Code
7.1 ISO 639 1
mr
No data available
7.2 ISO 639 2
7.2.1 ISO 639 2/T
mar
Not Available
7.2.2 ISO 639 2/B
mar
Not Available
7.3 ISO 639 3
mar
No data available
7.4 ISO 639 6
Not Available
Not Available
7.5 Glottocode
mara1378
cant1236
7.6 Linguasphere
omr
No data available
7.7 Types of Language
7.7.1 Language Type
Living
Not Available
7.7.2 Language Linguistic Typology
Subject-Object-Verb
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7.7.3 Language Morphological Typology
Not Available
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Marathi and Cantonese Alphabets

Marathi and Cantonese Alphabets provides you with alphabets, vowels and consonants in Marathi and Cantonese. In Marathi Alphabets there are 52 letters while in Cantonese Alphabets there are 28 letters. To learn Marathi and Cantonese languages the very first thing is to understand and learn alphabets of Marathi and Cantonese languages. The Marathi phonology consist Marathi vowels and Marathi consonants. After alphabets, words are to be learned and after words, phrases in that language. Take a look at Marathi greetings vs Cantonese greetings, where you will find numerous useful phrases. Find whether Marathi and Cantonese are Most Spoken Languages.

All Marathi and Cantonese Dialects

Most languages have dialects where each dialect differ from other dialect with respect to grammar and vocabulary. Here you will get to know all Marathi and Cantonese dialects. Various dialects of Marathi and Cantonese language differ in their pronunciations and words. Dialects of Marathi are spoken in different Marathi Speaking Countries whereas Cantonese Dialects are spoken in different Cantonese speaking countries. Also the number of people speaking Marathi vs Cantonese Dialects varies from few thousands to many millions. Some of the Marathi dialects include: Maharashtrian Konkani, Varhadi. Cantonese dialects include: Guangzhou , Xiguan. Also learn about dialects in South American Languages and North American Languages.

Marathi and Cantonese Speaking population

Marathi and Cantonese speaking population is one of the factors based on which Marathi and Cantonese languages can be compared. The total count of Marathi and Cantonese Speaking population in percentage is also given. The percentage of people speaking Marathi language is 1.10 % whereas the percentage of people speaking Cantonese language is 16.00 %. When we compare the speaking population of any two languages we get to know which of two languages is more popular. Find more details about how many people speak Marathi and Cantonese on Marathi vs Cantonese where you will get native speakers, speaking population in percentage and native names.

Marathi and Cantonese Language Codes

Marathi and Cantonese language codes are used in those applications where using language names are tedious. Marathi and Cantonese Language Codes include all the international language codes, glottocodes and linguasphere.