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The actor [Mohan Agash] got to know the Gripstheater years ago through the Goethe Institute, translated its plays into Marathi and has been successfully creating brains for Indian children since then. [Die Zeit, 08/12/1999]

Applause breaks out [...] in Mumbai when Suzanne Bernert begins to speak in perfect Hindi. "India rolled out the red carpet for me and gave me so much love that I will be grateful for the rest of my life," she emphasizes. When the - by Indian standards - tall, blond-haired woman says a sentence in the local language Marathi, the audience is amazed. [Landshuter Zeitung, March 28, 2019]

Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Bengali, Marathi, Telugu, Malayam, Oriya, Gujarati, Punjabi - each of these languages ​​is spoken and read by millions of people, and each of them has a rich contemporary literature, each with its own character , 08/19/2017]

Because I don't speak Hindi, Marathi or Tamil and the photographers often only spoke broken English, there was seldom a long conversation. [Die Zeit, 01/26/2017]

Marathi (Mahrati), one of the newer ind. (= Indian) languages, spoken (1901 by 18,237,899 people) in the land of the Mahratti (sd), is divided into several dialects, including the Konkani on the west coast between the Western Ghats and the sea, and the Dakhani in the S. and O. [Brockhaus' Kleines Konversations-Lexikon. Berlin: Directmedia Publ. 2001 [1906], p. 46366]