Marathi Questions

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Marathi Questions

Learning the Marathi Questions is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Marathi language. But first we need to know what the role of Questions is in the structure of the grammar in Marathi.

Marathi questions may be either a linguistic expression used to make a request for information, or else the request itself made by such an expression. Usually it starts with why, how, where, when ...

Grammar Tips:

In Marathi the question will usually end with word ‘ka’ to get a yes or no answer.

Tila mokala vel aahe ka? (Does she have free time?)


The following words are question words. Kon?(who?), kuthe?(where?) , Kay?(what?), kevha?(when?)

Here are some examples:

English QuestionsMarathi Questions
Questionsp`Sn - प`Sन
how?kaso? - कसो?
what?kay? - काय?
who?kaon? - काोण?
why?ka? - का?
where?kutho - कुठो

Notice the structure of the Questions in Marathi.

List of Questions in Marathi

Below is a list of the Questions and interrogative expressions in Marathi placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Marathi vocabulary.

English QuestionsMarathi Questions
where is he?tao kutho aaho? - ताो कुठो अाहो?
what is this?ho kay aaho? - हो काय अाहो?
why are you sad?tu udas ka aahos? - तू उदास का अाहोस?
how do you want to pay?tu kaontya पॢतीनो paiso douu iichachataos? - तू काोणtया पॢतीनो पैसो दोउु इीछछताोस?
can I come?mi youu shakatao kay? - मी योउु शकताो काय?
is he sleeping?tao zaopala aaho kay? - ताो झाोपला अाहो काय?
do you know me?tumhi mala aaolakhata kay? - तुmही मला अाोळखता काय?
do you have my book?tumachayakado mazo pustak aaho kay? - तुमछयाकडो माझो पुsतक अाहो काय?
how big is it?to kiti maotho aaho? - तो किती माोठो अाहो?
can I help you?mi tumhala madat kar} shakatao kay? - मी तुmहाला मदत कर} शकताो काय?
can you help me?tumhi mala madat kar} shakal kay? - तुmही मला मदत कर} शकाल काय?
do you speak English?tumhi eng`ji baolata kay? - तुmही इंग`जी बाोलता काय?
how far is this?ho kiti dur aaho? - हो किती दूर अाहो?
what time is it?kiti vajalo aahot? - किती वाजलो अाहोत?
how much is this?ho kovadhËacho aaho? - हो कोवढËाचो अाहो?
what is your name?tumacho nav kay? - तुमचो नांव काय?
where do you live?tumhi kutho rahata? - तुmही कुठो राहाता?

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