A brief list of useful Oriya travel phrases
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These translations indicate how to say the word phonetically.

hello = NA-MA-SKAR
goodbye = VID-AA-YA
please = DA-YA KA-RI
thank you = DHAN-YA-BAHD
it is nice to meet you = A-PAN-AN-KU DE-KHI KHU-SI HE-LI
take me to my hotel = MO-TE MO-RA HOTEL-KU NEI-JIBE-KI
where is the bathroom = PA I KHANA KE UN THI
how much does this cost = E HA RA DAM KETE
help = SA-HAJ-YA
doctor = DOC-TOR
police = PO-LICE
pharmacy = AUS-AD-HA
taxi = TAXI
train = TRAIN
subway = SUB-WAY
bus = BUS
street = GA-LI
left = BA-MA
right = DA-HA-NA
middle = MAH-JI
under = TA-LE
beef = GO-MAN-SA
chicken = KU-KU-DA
lamb = CHE-LI or ME-NDHA
goat = CHHE-LI fish = MACH-HA
pork = GHU-SU-RI
veal = VEAL
ham = HAM
broil = BROIL
bake = BAKE
boil = SIJ-HA
fry = BHA-JA
vegetable = PA-RI-BA
salad = SALAD
bread = PAUN-RU-TI
cheese = GHEE-AA or CHHE-NA
ghee (butter) = GHEE-AA rice = CHA-UL-A
potato = A-LU
soup = SOUP
chocolate = CHOCOLATE
dessert = MIH-TA
coffee = COFFEE
tea = CHA-HA
milk = DUD-HA
beer = BEER
purified water = MINERAL WATER

Last revision:  January 4, 2003
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