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Learn Oriya

Get the right language on your travels in India and neighbouring Nepal and Pakistan: The 'official' languages may not be the best one to learn for every area. The Indic languages belong to different language families and many use unique alphabets. But uTalk will help you out with its alphabet section and a wide range of words and phrases for all your needs.

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India

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Indo-Aryan

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Fun facts about Oriya

There’s an Oriya word, chimeyi jiba, to describe biscuits that have been left out for a long time and gone soft.

India has designated Oriya a Classical Language because of the originality and quality of its ancient literature which is considered a valuable heritage.

It’s thought that the rounded shapes of the Odia characters were a result of writing on palm fronds with a sharp stylus. Straight lines and sharp angles would have torn the fronds.

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