Marathi Nouns

Welcome to the third Marathi lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Marathi to help you practice your daily phrases. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.

potatoes
potatoes Audio
बटाटे [baTaaTe]
tomatoes
tomatoes Audio
टोमॅटो [TomaTo]
onions
onions Audio
कांदे [kaande]
carrots
carrots Audio
गाजरे [gaaajare]
fruits
fruits Audio
फळे [phaLe]
apples
apples Audio
सफरचंदे [sapharchande]
bananas
bananas Audio
केळी [keLi]
oranges
oranges Audio
संत्री [santri]

Nouns Grammar Rules

In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar + Rules
Marathi + Pronunciation
do you have milk?
[verb + noun]
तुमच्याकडे दूध आहे काय? Audio
[tumchyaakade doodh aahe kaay?]
I have milk and coffee
[preposition + noun]
माझ्याकडे दूध आणि कॉफी आहे Audio
[maajhyaakaDe doodh aaNi kauphi aahe]
he has three apples
[number + plural noun]
त्याच्याकडे तीन सफरचंदे आहेत Audio
[tyaachyaakaDe teen sapharchande aahet]
she only has one apple
[number + singular noun]
तिच्याकडे एकच सफरचंद आहे Audio
[tichyaakaDe ekach sapharchand aahe]
we live in a small house
[adjective + noun]
आम्ही एका छोट्या घरात राहातो Audio
[aamhi ekaa chhoTyaa gharaat raahaato]
I like our breakfast
[pronoun + noun]
मला आपली न्याहारी आवडली Audio
[malaa aapli nyaahaari aavaDali]

The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.

bread
bread Audio
पाव [paav]
milk
milk Audio
दूध [doodh]
butter
butter Audio
लोणी [loNi]
cheese
cheese Audio
चीज [cheej]
coffee
coffee Audio
कॉफी [kauphy]
sandwich
sandwich Audio
सॅन्डविच [sanDvich]
meat
meat Audio
मांस [maauns]
chicken
chicken Audio
कोंबडी [kombaDi]
fish
fish Audio
मासा [maasaa]
breakfast
breakfast Audio
न्याहारी [nyaahaari]
lunch
lunch Audio
दुपारचे जेवण [dupaarche jevaN]
dinner
dinner Audio
रात्रीचे जेवण [raatriche jevaN]

Conversation in Marathi

Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.

English
Marathi
Pronunciation
Do you speak (English/ Marathi)?
तुम्ही इंग्रजी/मराठी बोलू शकता काय?
[tumhi ingraji/maraathi bolu shaktaa kaay?] Audio
Just a little
अगदी थोडेसे
[agadi thodese] Audio
I like Marathi
मला मराठी आवडते
[malaa mraathi aavdte] Audio
Can I practice with you?
मी तुमच्यासोबत सराव करू शकतो काय?
[mi tumchyaasobat saraav karu shakto kaay?] Audio
How old are you?
तुमचे वय काय?
[tumche vay kaay?] Audio
I'm thirty three years old
मी तेहेतीस वर्षांचा आहे
[mi tehetis varshaanchaa aahe] Audio
It was nice talking to you
तुमच्याशी बोलायला बरे वाटले
[tumchyaashi bolaaylaa bare vaatle] Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the nouns in Marathi. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now check the next lesson below.

Marathi Adjectives   Marathi Adjectives

Marathi Plural   Marathi Plural



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