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 (ô-rē′yə) or O·di·a (ô-dē′ə, -rē′)
The Indic language of the Indian state of Odisha.


n, pl -ya
(Peoples) a former name for Odia


(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
bahasa Oriya
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2 (ANI): Renowned Oriya musician, lyricist and bhajan singer Arabinda Muduli passed away due to cardiac arrest in Odisha's Bhubaneswar.
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It will support 14 languages including Tamil, Telugu, Punjabi, Kannada, Gujarati, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Assamese, Nepali, Malayalam, Oriya, Urdu, and Maithili.
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.
It offers content in 13 languages including Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Oriya, Gujarati, Sinhala, Urdu and Bangla.
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.
Prism TV owns and operates regional entertainment channels in India, including ETV Marathi, ETV Kannada, ETV Bangla, ETV Oriya and ETV Gujarati, all of which were recently rebranded under the 'COLORS' umbrella.
The executive cannot be allowed to apply these laws in any way different from the principles enunciated in Tariq Aziz -u-Din, Oriya Maqbool Jan and Akbar Khan Hoti cases.
Unconventional by all standards, as it has been translated in 12 major Indian languages namely, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Tamil, Kannada, Oriya, Bengali, English, Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Malayalam.
Her magical, soothing voice and ease of singing in various regional languages including Malayalam, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Bhojpuri, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Assamese, Oriya and Nepali have given this most talented singer a huge fan following both inside and outside the country.