The Līḷācarītra is thought to be the first biography written in the Marathi language.
Mahimbhatta's second important literary work is the Shri Govindaprabhucharitra or Rudhipurcharitra, a biography of Shri Chakradhar Swami's guru, Shri Govind Prabhu. The Mahanubhava sect made Marathi a vehicle for the propagation of religion and culture.
This practice provides Marathi with a large treasure of Sanskrit words to cope with demands of new technical words whenever needed.
In addition to all universities in Maharashtra, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda in Vadodara, Indian languages, including Marathi, that belong to the Indo-Aryan language family are derived from early forms of Prakrit.
Marathi has the fourth largest number of native speakers in India.
Malvani Konkani has been heavily influenced by Marathi varieties.
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To run desktop sharing, you need to have Java installed. If the test applet runs, you should be able to run Big Blue Button’s desktop sharing applet.In its phonology it contrasts apico-alveolar with alveopalatal affricates and, in common with Gujarati, alveolar with retroflex laterals ( Marathi is primarily spoken in Maharashtra (India) and parts of neighbouring states of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Goa, union-territories of Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli.The cities of Baroda, Surat, and Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Belgaum, Karwar, Nipani (Karnataka), Indore, Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh), Hyderabad (Telangana), and Tanjore (Tamil Nadu) each have sizeable Marathi-speaking communities.Marathi is one of several languages that further descend from Maharashtri Prakrit.Further change led to the Apabhraṃśa languages like Old Marathi, however this is challenged by Bloch (1970), who states that Apabhraṃśa was formed after Marathi had already separated from the Middle Indian dialect.
Nalopakhyan, Rukmini swayamvar and Shripati's Jyotishratnamala (1039) are a few examples.