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आम्हां घरी धन शब्दांचीच
शब्दांचीच शस्त्रें यत्न करूं
शब्द चि आमुच्या जीवाचें जीवन
शब्दें वांटूं धन जनलोकां। संत तुकाराम


Marathi (मराठी Marāṭhī) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by the Marathi people of what is considered western India. It is the official language of the state of Maharashtra. There are 90 million fluent speakers worldwide. Marathi is the 4th most spoken language in India and the 15th most spoken language in the world. Along with Bengali, Marathi is the oldest of the regional literatures in Indo-Aryan languages, dating from about 1000 AD.

Fuel Marathi

Marathi community is an active localization community. It has been actively contributing to localization of Free and Open Source Software since several years. Thereby, it would be great if community arrives at a common place and makes a consensus over translations of frequently used entries in localization/FUEL.

FUEL Marathi Mobile : Evaluation Meet

FUEL has one terminology module for mobile devices. This list of frequently used entries is called fuel-mobile list. It is great to inform you that Likewise what we did for fuel-desktop entries evaluation meet, C-DAC hosted and organized a meet on 4-5 Dec, 2012 to discuss on fuel-mobile entries in Marathi language. The fuel-mobile entries consist of all frequently used entries that is available in mobiles and that is needed to localized in standardized and consistent manners.

Details of the event is as follows:

Date: 4-5 Dec, 2012 (FULL DAY EVENT)

Place: C-DAC 5th Floor, NSG IT Park, Aundh, Pune - 411007, Maharashtra (India)


04 Dec-2012

  1. Registration - 9.45 - 10.00 A.M.
  2. Introduction to CoE and Welcome Address - Shri. Mahesh D. Kulkarni, Associate Director and HoD, GIST - 10.00- 10.10 AM.
  3. Introduction to FUEL Mobile Initiative- Rajesh Ranjan/ Chandrakant Dhutadmal - 10.10 - 10.15 AM
  4. Discussion on FUEL Mobile Terms - 10.15 - 11.20
  5. Tea Break- 11.20- 11.30
  6. Discussion on FUEL Mobile Terms Continued...- 11.30 - 13.00 PM
  7. Lunch Break- 13:00 -14:00
  8. Discussion on FUEL Mobile Terms Continued...- 14:00 - 15:30 PM
  9. Tea Break- 15:30- 15.45
  10. Discussion on FUEL Mobile Terms Continued...- 15:45 - 17:00 PM

05 Dec-2012

  1. Discussion Continued on FUEL entries - 10AM - 01 PM
  2. Lunch Break- 13:00 -14:00
  3. Discussion Continued on FUEL entries - 01PM - 4.45PM PM
  4. Address by Mr Mahesh Kulkarni, Head C-DAC Gist

Contact: chandrakantd AT ; swapneel AT ; gistadmin AT

Mr Chandrakant had sent some proposed translations of FUEL Mobile Marathi by some Marathi users. The participants of the meet discussed on the complete fuel-mobile list and decided which Marathi entries can be the best one for mobile entries. After the meet, the list is released for public use.

We are happy to release the finalized FUEL Mobile entries for Marathi Language. As it was planned, the finalization meet took place on 04th and 05th Dec. 2012 at C-DAC Pune. There were 15 members present from RED HAT, C-DAC, SICSR, PLUG, INDLINUX, along with open member representation. It was successful event where the participants brain stormed for finalizing the entries. We are thankful to all those present and look forward for contributions in the future initiatives too.

People @ FUEL Mobile Marathi Workshop
Swapneel Raut, Ankit Patel, Sandeep Shedmake, Rajesh Ranjan, Parag Nemade, Anish Patil, Sudhanwa Jogalekar, Ravi Pande, G. Karunakar, Chandrakant Dhutadmal, Yogesh Kulkarni, Jaswinder Singh, Ankit Gadgi, Vandana Salvekar, Aarti S Kamble

FUEL Marathi Desktop : Evaluation Meet

A workshop on "Standardizing Frequently Used Terminologies in Marathi Computing" was organized on 31st July - 1st August 2009. This meet was hosted by C-DAC, Pune. In this meet, a glossary of 578 terms was evaluated. The final evaluated list is now available for download.

Priorly, a similar kind of workshop was organized on February 13-14, 2009 at SICSR under the flagship of Gnunify09 event. Due to some reasons, participants couldn't devote enough time for the evaluation of 578 terms.


CDAC meet attendees:

Mahesh Kulkarni, Chandrakant D., Madhura R. Palsule, Sumit Dagar, Isha Chohan, Dr. Mukund Joglekar, Shailesh S. Khandekar, Vijay Sirdeshpande, Sudhanwa Jogalekar, Prasad Shirgaonkar, Harshad Gune, G Karunakar, Rajesh Ranjan, Atul Nene, Pravin Satpute, Parag Nemade, Ankit Patel, I. Felix & Sandeep Shedmake.

Gnunify09 meet attendees:

Sudhanwa Jogalekar, Harshad Gune, G Karunakar, Rajesh Ranjan, Jayant Ogale, Ravi Pandey, Nilesh Govande, Atul Nene, Amit Karpe, Rutuja Hande, Abhijit Bhopatkar, Sankarshan Joshi, Kalpesh Lodha, Nikhil Kulkarni, Gaurish Patil, Varun Deshpande, Namrata Sorte, Vaishali Kumbhar, Rajan Shirsagar, Ajit Abhyankar, Rahul Bhalerao, Pravin Satpute & Sandeep Shedmake.

FUEL Marathi Photovoice


FUEL Stats


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Word Processor


The Student's English-Sanskrit Dictionary - Vaman Shivram Apte, ISBN:81-208-0300-0 (Paper)
English-Marathi Dictionary With Syllables, Accents Roots and Phrases - V. V. Bhide, ISBN 81-86505-60-1
A New Approach Dictionary of Living English (English-English-Marathi) - S. V. Sohoni
Oxford English-Marathi Dictionary - Ramesh V. Dhongde


Now, a glossary of Marathi words used in cyber world : TOI

FUEL @ CDAC GIST on 31st Jul and 1st Aug : Pravin Satpute's Blog

Going regional : Pune Mirror, TOI

Supported By

C-DAC, Pune
Red Hat
eGov Standards