Nouns

Marathi Lesson 11 (Nouns and Jobs)

Duration: 30 mins

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This 11th lesson teaches an important part of speech aspect in Marathi which is the noun. Also included is a list of vocabulary about jobs and finally some common phrases. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Marathi Classes.

Nouns

Nouns are the most used words in Marathi. They consist of about 35% of part of speech in term of usage. They can help describe living creatures, objects, places, actions, qualities, states of existence, or ideas.

Below is a list of some nouns that you might come across or use very often. That includes some singular and plural forms, as well as feminine and masculine forms. The table contains 3 columns (English, Marathi, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Nouns in Marathi

Nouns Marathi
Catमांजर
Mān̄jara
Dogकुत्रा
kutrā
Womanबाई /स्त्री
bā'ī/strī
Womenबायका /स्त्रिया
bāyakā/striyā
Motherआई
ā'ī
Sisterबहीण
bahīṇa
Shoesबूट
būṭa
Socksपायमोजे
pāyamōjē
Bookपुस्तक
pustaka
Booksपुस्तके
pustakē
Starsतारे
tārē
Sunसूर्य
sūrya

The following are nouns used in a full sentence. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

Marathi Nouns in a Sentence

English Marathi
I have a dogमाझ्याकडे एक कुत्रा आहे.
mājhyākaḍē ēka kutrā āhē.
I speak Italianमी इटालियन बोलतो. / मी इटालियन बोलते
Mī iṭāliyana bōlatō. / Mī iṭāliyana bōlatē
I live in Americaमी अमेरिकेत राहतो.
mī amērikēta rāhatō.
This is my wifeही माझी बायको आहे.
Hī mājhī bāyakō āhē.
This is my husbandहा माझा नवरा / पती आहे .
Hā mājhā navarā/ patī āhē.
Can you close the door?तु दार बंद करशिल का ?
Tu dāra banda karaśila kā?

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Vocabulary List about Jobs

Below is a list of jobs and occupations in Marathi. At the end of the list, there will be examples where those terms are used in a sentence.

Jobs in Marathi

Actorअभिनेता
Abhinētā
Actressअभिनेत्री
abhinētrī
Artistकलाकार
kalākāra
Businessmanव्यावसयिक
vyāvasayika
Doctorडॉक्टर
ḍŏkṭara
Engineerअभियंता
abhiyantā
Nurseपरिचारिका / आरोग्य सेविका
paricārikā/ ārōgya sēvikā
Policemanपोलिस
pōlisa
Singerगायक / गायिका
gāyaka/ gāyikā
Studentविद्यार्थिनी/विद्यार्थी
vidyārthinī/vidyārthī
Teacherशिक्षिका/शिक्षक
śikṣikā/śikṣaka
Translatorअनुवादक /भाषांतरकार
anuvādaka/bhāṣāntarakāra

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Daily Conversation in Marathi

Finally, a list of some commonly used phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Marathi Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Marathi

English Marathi
He is a policemanतो पोलीस आहे.
tō pōlīsa āhē.
I have a long experienceमला बऱ्याच वर्षांचा अनुभव आहे.
Malā baṟyāca varṣān̄cā anubhava āhē.
I'm a new employeeमी नवीन कर्मचारी आहे.
Mī navīna karmacārī āhē.
I'm an artistमी कलाकार आहे.
Mī kalākāra āhē.
I'm looking for a jobमी नोकरीच्या शोधात आहे.
Mī nōkarīcyā śōdhāta āhē.
She is a singerती गायिका आहे.
Tī gāyikā āhē.
What's that called in French?याला फ़्रेंच भाषेत काय म्हणतात ?
Yālā frēn̄ca bhāṣēta kāya mhaṇatāta?
I have a reservationमी आरक्षण केले आहे. / माझ्याकडे आरक्षण आहे.
Mī ārakṣaṇa kēlē āhē. / Mājhyākaḍē ārakṣaṇa āhē.
I have to goमला गेलेच पाहिजे.
Malā gēlēca pāhijē.
Where do you live?तु कुठे रहातेस ?/ तु कुठे रहातोस ?/ तुम्ही कुठे रहाता ?
Tu kuṭhē rahātēsa?/ Tu kuṭhē rahātōsa?/ Tumhī kuṭhē rahātā?
Spanish is easy to learnस्पॅनिश भाषा शिकण्यास सोपी आहे .
Spĕniśa bhāṣā śikaṇyāsa sōpī āhē.

Fun Facts

Language Quote: ❝One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.❞ ‒Frank Smith

Congratulations! You finished your 11th lesson in Marathi about nouns, and jobs. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Marathi Lesson 12. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Marathi homepage.

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