Odiya or Oriya is an Indian language and mother tongue of Odisha people
The Oriya is one of the famous Indian languages which is spoken by the people living in Odisha and West Bengal. The name of this language "Oriya" had been renamed as "Odiya" from November, 2011. This is also an official language of India and Odisha government. The same language is second official language in Jharkhand. The Odiya language comes under Indo-European families and it also belongs to Indo-Aryan community. This Odiya language has totally 48 letters in its alphabet system, 12 vowels and 36 consonants. The people belongs to various religions and communities in Odisha are speaking this language. This language is a mother tongue of the Odisha people. The people of other state and living in this state are also learning and speaking the Odiya language well. The numbers and alphabets details of this Odiya language are given below.
The letters and alphabets in Odiya language
The letters and alphabets are more important to any language to speak, read and write. The words and sentences of the language are formed by using the letters and alphabets only. Each and every human being should learn this letters to write and read. If it is a mother tongue for any person, then it is easy to speak without knowing the letters. There are totally 48 letters available in its alphabet system which includes 12 vowels and 36 consonants. The shape of the letters are varied based on the sound pronounced by the speaker. The letter shapes are very easy to remember and write. There are many websites available which helps us to read and write the letters of Odiya language. The following link helps us to know about the various letters and alphabets available in Odiya language.
Web Link : http://www.orissasociety.org/osaftp01/Oriya/alphabets.pdf
The numbers and digits in Odiya language
The numbers and digits are also most important for any language. This kind of digits and numbers are involved in mathematical calculations, Measuring the various units, counting purposes and calculate the money values etc.. The numbers and digits of Odiya language has different shapes to write and read. The shapes of the digits are easy to remember and write also. The following link helps us to know about the various numbers and digits available in Odiya language.
Web Link : http://www.orissasociety.org/osaftp01/Oriya/oriya_numbers.pdf
How many peoples are speaking Odiya in India and world wide
The state Odisha is the huge are in surface and got the ninth position in India by the area of surface. The population of Odisha approximately comes around 4.2 Crores of people as per last sense calculation and it shows this as the eleventh position in population in India. The are totally 93.33 percentage of people speaking Odiya language in the total population of the state. There are totally 32 million peoples are speaking the language Odiya in world wide. The Odiya speaking population has spread over all the states of Odisha. There are totally 3.62 percentage of peoples speaking Odiya language in the total population of India.
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