Marathi grew out of Shauraseni - Art & Culture

Q.  Many regional languages grew out of Prakrit. Marathi grew out of
- Published on 18 Aug 15

a. Ardhamagadhi
b. Shauraseni
c. Pali
d. Prakrit

ANSWER: Shauraseni
Shauraseni grew out of Prakrit and Marathi out of Shauraseni. The last stage of Prakrit languages is represented by the Apabhramsha, which was considered important on account of the fact that the modern languages like Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi and BangIa have all evolved from it.

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