Oriya Nouns

Welcome to the third Oriya lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Oriya to help you practice your daily phrases. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.

potatoes
potatoes
ଆଳୁ [āḷu]
tomatoes
tomatoes
ଟମାଟୋ [ṭamāṭō]
onions
onions
ପିଆଜ [pi'āja]
carrots
carrots
ଗାଜର [gājara]
fruits
fruits
ଫଳ [phaḷa]
apples
apples
ସେଓ [sē'ō]
bananas
bananas
କଦଳୀ [kadaḷī]
oranges
oranges
କମଳା [kamaḷā]

Nouns Grammar Rules

In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar + Rules
Oriya + Pronunciation
do you have milk?
[verb + noun]
ଆପଣଙ୍କ ପାଖରେ କ୍ଷୀର ଅଛି କି?
[āpaṇaṅka pākharē kṣīra achi ki.]
I have milk and coffee
[preposition + noun]
ମୋ ପାଖରେ କ୍ଷୀର ଓ କଫୀ ଅଛି
[mō pākharē kṣīra ō kaphī achi]
he has three apples
[number + plural noun]
ତାଙ୍କ ପାଖରେ ତିନୋଟି ସେଓ ଅଛି
[tāṅka pākharē tinōṭi sē'ō achi]
she only has one apple
[number + singular noun]
ତାଙ୍କ ପାଖରେ କେବଳ ମାତ୍ର ଗୋଟିଏ ସେଓ ଅଛି
[tāṅka pākharē kēbaḷa mātra gōṭi'ē sē'ō achi]
we live in a small house
[adjective + noun]
ଆମେ ଗୋଟିଏ ଛୋଟିଆ ଘରେ ରହୁ
[āmē gōṭi'ē chōṭi'ā gharē rahu]
I like our breakfast
[pronoun + noun]
ମୁଁ ଆମ ଜଳଖିଆକୁ ଭଲ ପାଏ
[mum̐ āma jaḷakhi'āku bhala pā'ē]

The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.

bread
bread
ପାଉଁରୁଟି [pā'um̐ruṭi]
milk
milk
କ୍ଷୀର [kṣīra]
butter
butter
ଲହୁଣୀ [lahuṇī]
cheese
cheese
ବସା ଛେନା [basā chēnā]
coffee
coffee
କଫୀ [kaphī]
sandwich
sandwich
ସ୍ୟାଣ୍ଡୱିଚ୍ [sẏāṇḍaẇic]
meat
meat
ମାଉଁସ [mā'um̐sa]
chicken
chicken
କୁକୁଡା [kukuḍā]
fish
fish
ମାଛ [mācha]
breakfast
breakfast
ଜଳଖିଆ [jaḷakhi'ā]
lunch
lunch
ଦ୍ବିପହର ଖାଦ୍ୟ [dbipahara khādẏa]
dinner
dinner
ରାତି ଖାଦ୍ୟ [rāti khādẏa]

Conversation in Oriya

Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.

English
Oriya
Pronunciation
Do you speak (English/ Oriya)?
ଆପଣ (ଇଂରାଜୀ/ଓଡ଼ିଆ) କୁହନ୍ତି କି?
[āpaṇa (inrājī / ōṛi'ā) kuhanti ki.]
Just a little
ଅଳ୍ପ ଟିକେ
[aḷpa ṭikē]
I like Oriya
ମୁଁ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଭାଷା ଭଲ ପାଏ
[mum̐ ōṛi'ā bhāṣā bhala pā'ē]
Can I practice with you?
ମୁଁ ଆପଣଙ୍କ ସହିତ ଅଭ୍ୟାସ କରିପାରେ କି?
[mum̐ āpaṇaṅka sahita abhẏāsa karipārē ki.]
How old are you?
ଆପଣଙ୍କର ବୟସ କେତେ?
[āpaṇaṅkara baẏasa kētē.]
I'm thirty three years old
ମୋର ବୟସ ତେତିଶ ବର୍ଷ ଅଟେ
[mōra baẏasa tētiśa barṣa aṭē]
It was nice talking to you
ଆପଣଙ୍କ ସହିତ କଥା ହୋଇ ଭଲ ଲାଗିଲା
[āpaṇaṅka sahita kathā hō'i bhala lāgilā]

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the nouns in Oriya. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now check the next lesson below.

Oriya Adjectives   Oriya Adjectives

Oriya Plural   Oriya Plural



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