Odia phrasebook

Odia (formerly known as Oriya) is an Indian language, belonging to the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European language family. There are about 40 million Odia speakers, mainly in the Indian state of Odisha. The language is also one of the many official languages in India.

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Pronounciation Guide and Phrase List

  • Basics

    · Hello.,. ("namaskar ")

    · Hello. ("informal"),. (" ")

    · How are you?,? (" tume kemiti acha?")

    · Fine, thank you.,. (" bhala achi,dhanyabada")

    · What is your name?,? (" tuma nama kana?")

    · My name is ______ .,______ . (" mora nama _____ .")

    · Nice to meet you.,. ("tuma sahita sakhyata kari bhala lagila ")

    · Please.,. ("dayakari ")

    · Thank you.,. (" dhanyabada")

    · You're welcome.,. ("Su shwagatham ")

    · Yes.,. (" han")

    · No.,. ("na ")

    · Excuse me. ("getting attention"),. ("aangya ")

    · Excuse me. ("begging pardon"),. (" khyama karibe")

    · I'm sorry.,. ("mun duhkhita ")

    · Goodbye,. ("Bidaay namaskar")

    · Goodbye ("informal"),. (" ")

    · I can't speak "name of language",[ . (" [ ]")

    · Do you speak English?,? (" tume english kahipara?")

    · Is there someone here who speaks English?,? (" ?")

    · Help!,! (" sahajya!")

    · Look out!,! (" dekha!")

    · Good morning.,. ("suprabhata ")

    · Good evening.,. (" susandhya")

    · Good night.,. (" subha ratri")

    · Good night ("to sleep"),. (" ")

    · I don't understand.,. (" mun bujhi paruni")

    · Where is the toilet?,? ("souchalaya kauthi ?")

  • Problems

    · Leave me alone.,. ("mate ekutia chadi dia .")

    · Don't touch me!,! ("mate chuan nahin !")

    · I'll call the police.,. (" mun pulis dikibi.")

    · Police!,! ("pulis !")

    · Stop! Thief!,! ! ("rahija! chora ! !")

    · I need your help.,. (" mate tuma sajajya darkar.")

    · It's an emergency.,. ("eha eka apadkalina paristhiti .")

    · I'm lost.,. (" .")

    · I lost my bag.,. ("mo bastani chori heigala .")

    · I lost my wallet.,. (" mo purse chori heigala.")

    · I'm sick.,. ("mun asustha achi .")

    · I've been injured.,. (" .")

    · I need a doctor.,. ("dakatara ku daka .")

    · Can I use your phone?,? ("mun tuma phone byabahara karipare ki ?")

  • Numbers

    · 1,("aek")

    · 2,("dui")

    · 3,("tini")

    · 4,("chari")

    · 5,("panch")

    · 6,("chha")

    · 7,("sata")

    · 8,("atha")

    · 9,("nao")

    · 10,("daus")

    · 11,("egaara")

    · 12,("baara")

    · 13,("tera")

    · 14,("chaudha")

    · 15,("panara")

    · 16,("sohala")

    · 17,("satara")

    · 18,("athara")

    · 19,("uneyis")

    · 20,("kodie")

    · 21,("ekuisi")

    · 22,("baeesi")

    · 23,("teyeesi")

    · 30,("tirisi")

    · 40,("chalisi")

    · 50,("pachaas")

    · 60,("saathiye")

    · 70,("saturi")

    · 80,("asi")

    · 90,("nabe")

    · 100,("aek-saw")

    · 200,("dui-saw")

    · 300,("tini-saw")

    · 1,000,("hajaar")

    · 2,000,("dui-haazar")

    · 1,000,000,("dasa lakhya ")

    · 1,000,000,000,(" ")

    · 1,000,000,000,000,(" ")

    · number _____ (train, bus, etc.),(" ")

    · half,("adhaa ")

    · less,("kawm ")

    · more,("besi ")

  • Time

    · now,("ebe ")

    · later,("pare ")

    · before,("purbaru ")

    · morning,("sakala ")

    · afternoon,("mdhyanha ")

    · evening,("sndhya ")

    · night,("rati ")

  • Clock time

    · one o'clock AM,(" ")

    · two o'clock AM,(" ")

    · noon,(" ")

    · one o'clock PM,(" ")

    · two o'clock PM,(" ")

    · midnight,(" ")

  • Duration

    · _____ minute(s),(" ")

    · _____ hour(s),(" ")

    · _____ day(s),(" ")

    · _____ week(s),(" ")

    · _____ month(s),(" ")

    · _____ year(s),(" ")

  • Days

    · today,("Aaji ")

    · yesterday,("Gata kali ")

    · tomorrow,("Asnta Kali ")

    · this week,("ehi saptaha ")

    · last week,("purba sptaha ")

    · next week,("pra saptaha ")

    · Sunday,("Rabibar ")

    · Monday,("Somabar ")

    · Tuesday,("Mangalbar ")

    · Wednesday,("Budhabar ")

    · Thursday,("Gurubar ")

    · Friday,("Sukrabar ")

    · Saturday,("Sanibar ")

  • Months

    · January,(" ")

    · February,(" ")

    · March,(" ")

    · April,(" ")

    · May,(" ")

    · June,(" ")

    · July,(" ")

    · August,(" ")

    · September,(" ")

    · October,(" ")

    · November,(" ")

    · December,(" ")

  • Colors

    · black,("kala ")

    · white,("dhala ")

    · gray,("dhusara ")

    · red,("naali ")

    · blue,("nila ")

    · yellow,("haladia ")

    · green,("sabuja ")

    · orange,("kamala ")

    · purple,("baigani ")

    · brown,("badami ")

  • Bus and train

    · How much is a ticket to _____?,(" 'ticketra kitte paisa')

    · One ticket to _____, please.,(" 'gote ticket dia _______ ru')

    · Where does this train/bus go?,(" ")

    · Where is the train/bus to _____?,(" ")

    · Does this train/bus stop in _____?,(" ")

    · When does the train/bus for _____ leave?,(" ")

    · When will this train/bus arrive in _____?,(" ")

  • Directions

    · How do I get to _____ ?,(" ")

    · ...the train station?,(" ")

    · ...the bus station?,(" ")

    · ...the airport?,(" ")

    · ...downtown?,(" ")

    · ...the youth hostel?,(" ")

    · ...the _____ hotel?,(" ")

    · ...the American/Canadian/Australian/British consulate?,(" ")

    · Where are there a lot of...,(" ")

    · ...hotels?,(" ")

    · ...restaurants?,(" ")

    · ...bars?,(" ")

    · ...sites to see?,(" ")

    · Can you show me on the map?,(" ")

    · street,(" ")

    · Turn left.,(" ")

    · Turn right.,(" ")

    · left,(" ")

    · right,(" ")

    · straight ahead,(" ")

    · towards the _____,(" ")

    · past the _____,(" ")

    · before the _____,(" ")

    · Watch for the _____.,(" ")

    · intersection,(" ")

    · north,(" ")

    · south,(" ")

    · east,(" ")

    · west,(" ")

    · uphill,(" ")

    · downhill,(" ")

  • Taxi

    · Taxi!,(" ")

    · Take me to _____, please.,(" ")

    · How much does it cost to get to _____?,(" ")

    · Take me there, please.,(" ")

  • Lodging

    · Do you have any rooms available?,(" ")

    · How much is a room for one person/two people?,(" ")

    · Does the room come with...,(" ")

    · ...bedsheets?,(" ")

    · ...a bathroom?,(" ")

    · ...a telephone?,(" ")

    · ...a TV?,(" ")

    · May I see the room first?,(" ")

    · Do you have anything quieter?,(" ")

    · ...bigger?,(" ")

    · ...cleaner?,(" ")

    · ...cheaper?,(" ")

    · OK, I'll take it.,(" ")

    · I will stay for _____ night(s).,(" ")

    · Can you suggest another hotel?,(" ")

    · Do you have a safe?,(" ")

    · ...lockers?,(" ")

    · Is breakfast/supper included?,(" ")

    · What time is breakfast/supper?,(" ")

    · Please clean my room.,(" ")

    · Can you wake me at _____?,(" ")

    · I want to check out.,(" ")

  • Money

    · Do you accept American/Australian/Canadian dollars?,(" ")

    · Do you accept British pounds?,(" ")

    · Do you accept Euros?,(" ")

    · Do you accept credit cards?,(" ")

    · Can you change money for me?,(" ")

    · Where can I get money changed?,(" ")

    · Can you change a traveler's check for me?,(" ")

    · Where can I get a traveler's check changed?,(" ")

    · What is the exchange rate?,(" ")

    · Where is an automatic teller machine (ATM)?,(" ")

  • Eating

    · A table for one person/two people, please.,(" ")

    · Can I look at the menu, please?,(" ")

    · Can I look in the kitchen?,(" ")

    · Is there a house specialty?,(" ")

    · Is there a local specialty?,(" ")

    · I'm a vegetarian.,(" ")

    · I don't eat pork.,(" ")

    · I don't eat beef.,(" ")

    · I only eat kosher food.,(" ")

    · Can you make it "lite", please? ("less oil/butter/lard"),(" ")

    · fixed-price meal,(" ")

    · a la carte,(" ")

    · breakfast,(" ")

    · lunch,(" ")

    · tea ("meal"),(" ")

    · supper,(" ")

    · I want _____.,(" ")

    · I want a dish containing _____.,(" ")

    · chicken,(" ")

    · beef,(" ")

    · fish,(" ")

    · ham,(" ")

    · sausage,(" ")

    · cheese,(" ")

    · eggs,(" ")

    · salad,(" ")

    · (fresh) vegetables,(" ")

    · (fresh) fruit,(" ")

    · bread,(" ")

    · toast,(" ")

    · noodles,(" ")

    · rice,(" ")

    · beans,(" ")

    · May I have a glass of _____?,(" ")

    · May I have a cup of _____?,(" ")

    · May I have a bottle of _____?,(" ")

    · coffee,(" ")

    · tea ("drink"),(" ")

    · juice,(" ")

    · (bubbly) water,(" ")

    · (still) water,(" ")

    · beer,(" ")

    · red/white wine,(" ")

    · May I have some _____?,(" ")

    · salt,(" ")

    · black pepper,(" ")

    · butter,(" ")

    · Excuse me, waiter? ("getting attention of server"),(" ")

    · I'm finished.,(" ")

    · It was delicious.,(" ")

    · Please clear the plates.,(" ")

    · The check, please.,(" ")

  • Bars

    · Do you serve alcohol?,(" ")

    · Is there table service?,(" ")

    · A beer/two beers, please.,(" ")

    · A glass of red/white wine, please.,(" ")

    · A pint, please.,(" ")

    · A bottle, please.,(" ")

    · _____ ("hard liquor") and _____ ("mixer"), please.,(" ")

    · whiskey,(" ")

    · vodka,(" ")

    · rum,(" ")

    · water,(" ")

    · club soda,(" ")

    · tonic water,(" ")

    · orange juice,(" ")

    · Coke ("soda"),(" ")

    · Do you have any bar snacks?,(" ")

    · One more, please.,(" ")

    · Another round, please.,(" ")

    · When is closing time?,(" ")

    · Cheers!,(" ")

  • Shopping

    · Do you have this in my size?,(" ")

    · How much is this?,(" ")

    · That's too expensive.,(" ")

    · Would you take _____?,(" ")

    · expensive,(" ")

    · cheap,(" ")

    · I can't afford it.,(" ")

    · I don't want it.,(" ")

    · You're cheating me.,(" ")

    · I'm not interested.,(..)

    · OK, I'll take it.,(" ")

    · Can I have a bag?,(" ")

    · Do you ship (overseas)?,(" ")

    · I need...,(" ")

    · ...toothpaste.,(" ")

    · ...a toothbrush.,(" ")

    · ...tampons.,. (" ")

    · ...soap.,(" ")

    · ...shampoo.,(" ")

    · ...pain reliever. ("e.g., aspirin or ibuprofen"),(" ")

    · ...cold medicine.,(" ")

    · ...stomach medicine.,... (" ")

    · ...a razor.,(" ")

    · ...an umbrella.,(" ")

    · ...sunblock lotion.,(" ")

    · ...a postcard.,(" ")

    · ...postage stamps.,(" ")

    · ...batteries.,(" ")

    · ...writing paper.,(" ")

    · ...a pen.,(" ")

    · ...English-language books.,(" ")

    · ...English-language magazines.,(" ")

    · ...an English-language newspaper.,(" ")

    · ...an English-English dictionary.,(" ")

  • Driving

    · I want to rent a car.,(" ")

    · Can I get insurance?,(" ")

    · stop ("on a street sign"),(" ")

    · one way,(" ")

    · yield,(" ")

    · no parking,(" ")

    · speed limit,(" ")

    · gas ("petrol") station,(" ")

    · petrol,(" ")

    · diesel,(" ")

  • Authority

    · I haven't done anything wrong.,('mun kichhi bhul karini' ")

    · It was a misunderstanding.,(" ")

    · Where are you taking me?,(" ")

    · Am I under arrest?,(" ")

    · I am an American/Australian/British/Canadian citizen.,(" ")

    · I want to talk to the American/Australian/British/Canadian embassy/consulate.,(" ")

    · I want to talk to a lawyer.,(" ")

    · Can I just pay a fine now?,(" ")