Sustained contact with other, politically dominant languagesaTelugu and Kannada (Yadav period, 1000a1300 CE), Persian ... and bolbhasfia a#39;spoken/ colloquiala#39; (with Perso-Arabic borrowings). 1. Phonology. The vowel phonemes of Marathi are given in Table 1, and the consonants in Table 2. Marathi, like Hindi, retains a number of O[ld] IA features, e.g. the distinction between aspirated and unaspiratedanbsp;...
|Title||:||International Encyclopedia of Linguistics|
|Author||:||William J. Frawley|