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Odia Braille is one of the Bharati braille alphabets. Apart from using Hindi æ for Odia , it conforms to the letter values of the other Bharati alphabets.[1]

Odia Braille
Type
LanguagesOdia language
Parent systems
Print basis
Odia alphabet

AlphabetEdit

The alphabet is as follows.[1] Vowel letters are used rather than diacritics, and they occur after consonants in their spoken order. For orthographic conventions, see Bharati Braille.

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ISO a ā i ī u ū e ai o au
Braille                    
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ISO r̥̄ l̥̄
Braille            
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ISO k kh g gh
Braille          
Print
ISO c ch j jh ñ
Braille          
Print ଡ଼ ଢ଼
ISO ṭh ḍh ṛh
Braille               
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ISO t th d dh n
Braille          
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ISO p ph b bh m
Braille          
Print ୱ/ଵ[2]
ISO y r l v
Braille            
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ISO ś s h
Braille        

There are two pre-formed conjuncts,

Print କ୍ଷ ଜ୍ଞ
ISO kṣ
Braille    

and the full range of syllable codas,

Print କ୍ କଂ କଃ କଁ କଽ
ISO Halant Anusvara Visarga Candrabindu Avagraha
Braille          

PunctuationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b World Braille Usage, UNESCO, 2013
  2. ^ These have the same sound value in Odia, and Unesco (2013) does not distinguish them.