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 (ô-rē′yə) or O·di·a (ô-dē′ə, -rē′)
The Indic language of the Indian state of Odisha.
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n, pl -ya
(Peoples) a former name for Odia
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(ɔˈri yə)

an Indo-Aryan language spoken in the state of Orissa in India.
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Noun1.Oriya - a member of a people in India living in Orissa and neighboring areas
Indian - a native or inhabitant of India
2.Oriya - a Magadhan language that is spoken by the Oriya and is the official language of the Indian state of Orissa
Magadhan - a subfamily of Indic languages
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bahasa Oriya
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Audiences in these countries will be able to access 15 news channels and watch content on business, sport, entertainment, and other trending news free of charge in seven languages; Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Oriya, Gujarati, Urdu and Punjabi.
Users will be able add it to their tweets using hashtags in Hindi, English and several Indian languages such as Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali and Oriya.
Audiences can tune into the DD News YouTube Channel for the live video stream in 12 languages, including English, Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Malayalam, Urdu, Assamese and Oriya, as well as sign language.
Syed Afzal Haider, Ata-ul-Haq Qasmi, Salim Bokhari, Zia Shahid, Oriya Maqbool Jan, Qayyum Nizami, Malik Maqbool Ahmed, Manzoor Gilani are amongst speakers.
The Indian embassy in Doha has announced details of the Presidential Award of Certificate of Honour to Sanskrit, classical Oriya, classical Kannada, classical Telugu and classical Malayalam scholars.
Any non-resident Indian or person of non-Indian origin with outstanding contributions in the field of Sanskrit, Classical Oriya, Classical Kannada, Classical Telugu and Classical Malayalam will be considered for the award.
Summary: The Oriya film, is titled 'Hero No 1', which has Babushan Mohanty in the role originally played by Fahad Mustafa
My daughters will get free education," Majhi said in Oriya, at an event held in Delhi for presentation of the cheque.
Several other intellectuals including Arif Nizami, Oriya Maqbool Jan, Iftikhar Ahmad, Arshad Ahmad Arif and Sajjad Mir also spoke on the occasion.
In the Men doubles quarter-final Owais Zahid and Atiq of Police beat Masood and Tahir of Police by 2-0, and moved to the semi-finals while in the second quarter-final Amir and Raja Hasnain of Punjab beat Moqeet and Oriya by 2-0, in the third q-finals Hasher and Irfan Saeed beat Umair and Adnan by 2-0 while in the last quarter-final Murad and Azeem beat Waqas and Ihsan by 2-0.
A multi-talented playback singer, Ms Ghoshal has performed in many languages including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, Bengali, Malayalam, Nepali, Assamese, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya and Punjabi.