Odia Vocabulary

The Odia vocabulary is the backbone for learning. Below we picked 70% of the most commonly used words. Therefore memorizing them will give you a 70% boost in the language. This is the smarter way of online learning. Learn only what you need. We start with commonly used numbers.

One: ଏକ  [ēka] Audio Two: ଦୁଇ  [du'i] Audio
Three: ତିନି  [tini] Audio Four: ଚାରି  [cāri] Audio
Five: ପାଞ୍ଚ  [pāñca] Audio Six: ଛଅ  [cha'a] Audio
Seven: ସାତ  [sāta] Audio Eight: ଆଠ  [āṭha] Audio
Nine: ନଅ  [na'a] Audio Ten: ଦଶ  [daśa] Audio
First: ପ୍ରଥମ  [prathama] Audio Second: ଦ୍ବିତୀୟ  [dbitīẏa] Audio

Days of the week and time expressions:

Monday: ସୋମବାର  [sōmabāra] Audio Tuesday: ମଙ୍ଗଳବାର  [maṅgaḷabāra] Audio
Wednesday: ବୁଧବାର  [budhabāra] Audio Thursday: ଗୁରୁବାର  [gurubāra] Audio
Friday: ଶୁକ୍ରବାର  [śukrabāra] Audio Saturday: ଶନିବାର  [śanibāra] Audio
Sunday: ରବିବାର  [rabibāra] Audio Now: ଏବେ  [ēbē] Audio
Yesterday: ଗତକାଲି  [gatakāli] Audio Today: ଆଜି  [āji] Audio
Tonight: ଆଜିରାତି  [ājirāti] Audio Tomorrow: କାଲି  [kāli] Audio

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Most popular fruits and vegetables:

Fruits: ଫଳ  [phaḷa] Audio Apples: ସେଓ  [sē'ō] Audio
Bananas: କଦଳୀ  [kadaḷī] Audio Tomatoes: ଟମାଟୋ  [ṭamāṭō] Audio
Potatoes: ଆଳୁ  [āḷu] Audio Onions: ପିଆଜ  [pi'āja] Audio

Colors that we think are very important to remember:

Red: ନାଲି  [nāli] Audio Green: ସବୁଜ  [sabuja] Audio
Blue: ନୀଳ  [nīḷa] Audio White: ଧଳା  [dhaḷā] Audio
Black: କଳା  [kaḷā] Audio Grey: ଧୂଷର  [dhūṣara] Audio

Some words related to food:

Breakfast: ଜଳଖିଆ  [jaḷakhi'ā] Audio Lunch: ଦ୍ବିପହର ଖାଦ୍ୟ  [dbipahara khādẏa] Audio
Dinner: ରାତି ଖାଦ୍ୟ  [rāti khādẏa] Audio Milk: କ୍ଷୀର  [kṣīra] Audio
Coffee: କଫୀ  [kaphī] Audio Bread: ପାଉଁରୁଟି  [pā'um̐ruṭi] Audio

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Weather terms and sensations:

Sunny: ସୂର୍ଯ୍ୟାଲୋକ  [sūryẏālōka] Audio Windy: ପବନ  [pabana] Audio
Rainy: ବର୍ଷା  [barṣā] Audio Snowy: ତୁଷାର  [tuṣāra] Audio
Cold: ଥଣ୍ଡା  [thaṇḍā] Audio Hot: ଗରମ  [garama] Audio

Words related to family and relatives:

Boy: ପୁଅପିଲା  [pu'apilā] Audio Girl: ଝିଅପିଲା  [jhi'apilā] Audio
Son: ପୁଅ  [pu'a] Audio Daughter: ଝିଅ  [jhi'a] Audio
Brother: ଭାଇ  [bhā'i] Audio Sister: ଭଉଣୀ  [bha'uṇī] Audio
Man: ପୁରୁଷ  [puruṣa] Audio Woman: ମହିଳା  [mahiḷā] Audio
Father: ବାପା  [bāpā] Audio Mother: ମାଆ  [mā'ā] Audio
Grandfather: ଜେଜେବାପା  [jējēbāpā] Audio Grandmother: ଜେଜେମାଆ  [jējēmā'ā] Audio

Locations in the house which are talked about more during the day:

House: ଘର  [ghara] Audio Toilet: ପାଇଖାନା  [pā'ikhānā] Audio
Room: ରୁମ୍  [rum] Audio Bedroom: ବେଡ୍ ରୁମ୍  [bēḍ rum] Audio
Kitchen: ରୋଷେଇ ଘର  [rōṣē'i ghara] Audio Table: ଟେବୁଲ୍  [ṭēbul] Audio

Animals and pets popular to everyone:

Cat: ବିଲେଇ  [bilē'i] Audio Dog: କୁକୁର  [kukura] Audio
Mouse: ମୂଷା  [mūṣā] Audio Bird: ଚଢ଼େଇ  [caṛhē'i] Audio
Cow: ଗାଈ  [gā'ī] Audio Horse: ଘୋଡ଼ା  [ghōṛā] Audio

The clothes most worn by most people:

Socks: ମୋଜା  [mōjā] Audio Shoes: ଜୋତା  [jōtā] Audio
Trousers: ଫୁଲ୍ ପ୍ୟାଣ୍ଟ  [phul pẏāṇṭa] Audio Shirt: ଶାର୍ଟ  [śārṭa] Audio
Sweater: ସୁଇଟର୍  [su'iṭar] Audio Coat: କୋଟ୍  [kōṭ] Audio

Most popular languages in the world:

English: ଇଂରାଜୀ  [inrājī] Audio French: ଫ୍ରେଞ୍ଚ୍  [phrēñc] Audio
German: ଜର୍ମାନ୍  [jarmān] Audio Spanish: ସ୍ପାନିସ୍  [spānis] Audio
Italian: ଇଟାଲୀୟ  [iṭālīẏa] Audio Portuguese: ପର୍ତ୍ତୁଗିଜ୍  [parttugij] Audio
Greek: ଗ୍ରୀକ୍  [grīk] Audio Russian: ଋଷୀୟ  [r̥ṣīẏa] Audio
Arabic: ଆରାବିକ୍  [ārābik] Audio Hindi: ହିନ୍ଦୀ  [hindī] Audio
Chinese: ଚାଇନିଜ୍  [cā'inij] Audio Japanese: ଜାପାନିଜ୍  [jāpānij] Audio


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Most popular terms when traveling:

Taxi: ଟ୍ୟାକ୍ସି  [ṭẏāksi] Audio Bus: ବସ୍  [bas] Audio
Hotel: ହୋଟେଲ୍  [hōṭēl] Audio Reservation: ରିଜର୍ଭେସନ୍  [rijarbhēsan] Audio
Airport: ଏୟାର୍ ପୋର୍ଟ  [ēẏār pōrṭa] Audio Passport: ପାସ୍ ପୋର୍ଟ  [pās pōrṭa] Audio

Words you can use in class or talking about school:

Student: ଛାତ୍ର  [chātra] Audio Teacher: ଶିକ୍ଷକ  [śikṣaka] Audio
Pen: କଲମ  [kalama] Audio Books: ବହି  [bahi] Audio
Page: ପୃଷ୍ଠା  [pr̥ṣṭhā] Audio Dictionary: ଡିସ୍କନାରୀ  [ḍiskanārī] Audio

Body parts which are talked about more often:

Hand: ହାତ  [hāta] Audio Feet: ପାଦ  [pāda] Audio
Hair: ବାଳ/ଚୁଟି  [bāḷa / cuṭi] Audio Eye: ଆଖି  [ākhi] Audio
Mouth: ପାଟି  [pāṭi] Audio Nose: ନାକ  [nāka] Audio

Emergency vocabulary to ask for help or offer help when needed:

Ambulance: ଆମ୍ବୁଲାନ୍ସ୍  [āmbulāns] Audio Doctor: ଡାକ୍ତର  [ḍāktara] Audio
Hospital: ଡାକ୍ତରଖାନା  [ḍāktarakhānā] Audio Pharmacy: ଔଷଧ ଦୋକାନ  [auṣadha dōkāna] Audio
Police: ପୁଲିସ୍  [pulis] Audio Stomach Ache: ପେଟ ମୋଡା  [pēṭa mōḍā] Audio

As you can see, this Odia vocabulary is something you will need every day. You can use our Vocabulary Trainer to help you memorize these words.

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Did you know? People use only a small amount of their vocabulary on a daily basis. The rest of the words are either unused or not used often.