Definition of Oriya

1. Noun. A member of a people in India living in Orissa and neighboring areas.

Generic synonyms: Indian



2. Noun. A Magadhan language that is spoken by the Oriya and is the official language of the Indian state of Orissa.
Generic synonyms: Magadhan

Definition of Oriya

1. Proper noun. the official language of the state of Orissa, India. ¹

2. Noun. An inhabitant of Orissa. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oriya

Orinase
Orinoco
Orinoco River
Oriole
Orioles
Oriolidae
Oriolus
Oriolus oriolus
Orion
Orion's Belt
Orion Nebula
Orissa
Oristano
Orites
Orites excelsa
Oriya
Oriyas
Orizaba
Orkhomenos
Orkney
Orkney Islands
Orkneyan
Orkneyans
Orkneys
Orla
Orlando
Orleanais
Orleanist
Orleans

Literary usage of Oriya

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Census of the Exact Sciences in Sanskrit by David Edwin Pingree (1994)
"Bhubaneswar IV ganita 55 (G/28). 54ff. oriya. At end of manuscript. ... oriya. From Bhubaneswar, Puri District. 7. Collaborator in a Dharana. ..."

2. A Comparative Grammar of the Modern Aryan Languages of India: To Wit, Hindi by John Beames (1879)
"Parallel to it, on the opposite coast of India, is the oriya spoken in Ganjam and Vizagapatam, which, though radically oriya, has, nevertheless, ..."

3. A General Catalogue of Books Offered to the Public at the Affixed Prices by by Bernard Quaritch (Firm) (1887)
"312 pp. cloth, 2s Bombay, 1851 oriya ... 8vo. cloth, 6s Calcutta, 1874 34898 SUTTON (A.) English-oriya Dictionary, with an introductory grammar, ..."

4. Catalogue of the Christian Vernacular Literature of India: With Hints on the by John Murdoch (1870)
"oriya is spoken in the north-east of the Madras Presidency. ... The oriya language " approaches much the Bengali, but with a greater share of Arabic words. ..."

5. History of the Baptist Missionary Society, from 1792 to 1842 by Francis Augustus Cox, James Peggs (1842)
"Second oriya Catechism, second edition . 36 5000 Life of Christ, (a poem) . ... The English and oriya Dictionary consists of a selection of the most useful ..."

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