Odia Braille

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Odia Braille
Type
LanguagesOdia language
Parent systems
Print basis
Odia alphabet

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]

Alphabet[edit]

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 ⠁ (braille pattern dots-1) ⠜ (braille pattern dots-345) ⠊ (braille pattern dots-24) ⠔ (braille pattern dots-35) ⠥ (braille pattern dots-136) ⠳ (braille pattern dots-1256) ⠑ (braille pattern dots-15) ⠌ (braille pattern dots-34) ⠕ (braille pattern dots-135) ⠪ (braille pattern dots-246)
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ISO r̥̄ l̥̄
Braille ⠐ (braille pattern dots-5)⠗ (braille pattern dots-1235) ⠠ (braille pattern dots-6)⠗ (braille pattern dots-1235) ⠐ (braille pattern dots-5)⠇ (braille pattern dots-123) ⠠ (braille pattern dots-6)⠇ (braille pattern dots-123)
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ISO k kh g gh
Braille ⠅ (braille pattern dots-13) ⠨ (braille pattern dots-46) ⠛ (braille pattern dots-1245) ⠣ (braille pattern dots-126) ⠬ (braille pattern dots-346)
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ISO c ch j jh ñ
Braille ⠉ (braille pattern dots-14) ⠡ (braille pattern dots-16) ⠚ (braille pattern dots-245) ⠴ (braille pattern dots-356) ⠒ (braille pattern dots-25)
Print ଡ଼ ଢ଼
ISO ṭh ḍh ṛh
Braille ⠾ (braille pattern dots-23456) ⠺ (braille pattern dots-2456) ⠫ (braille pattern dots-1246) ⠿ (braille pattern dots-123456) ⠻ (braille pattern dots-12456) ⠐ (braille pattern dots-5)⠻ (braille pattern dots-12456) ⠼ (braille pattern dots-3456)
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ISO t th d dh n
Braille ⠞ (braille pattern dots-2345) ⠹ (braille pattern dots-1456) ⠙ (braille pattern dots-145) ⠮ (braille pattern dots-2346) ⠝ (braille pattern dots-1345)
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ISO p ph b bh m
Braille ⠏ (braille pattern dots-1234) ⠖ (braille pattern dots-235) ⠃ (braille pattern dots-12) ⠘ (braille pattern dots-45) ⠍ (braille pattern dots-134)
Print ୱ/ଵ[2]
ISO y r l v
Braille ⠽ (braille pattern dots-13456) ⠢ (braille pattern dots-26) ⠗ (braille pattern dots-1235) ⠇ (braille pattern dots-123) ⠸ (braille pattern dots-456) ⠧ (braille pattern dots-1236)
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ISO ś s h
Braille ⠩ (braille pattern dots-146) ⠯ (braille pattern dots-12346) ⠎ (braille pattern dots-234) ⠓ (braille pattern dots-125)

There are two pre-formed conjuncts,

Print କ୍ଷ ଜ୍ଞ
ISO kṣ
Braille ⠟ (braille pattern dots-12345) ⠱ (braille pattern dots-156)

and the full range of syllable codas,

Print କ୍ କଂ କଃ କଁ କଽ
ISO Halant Anusvara Visarga Candrabindu Avagraha
Braille ⠈ (braille pattern dots-4) ⠰ (braille pattern dots-56) ⠠ (braille pattern dots-6) ⠄ (braille pattern dots-3) ⠂ (braille pattern dots-2)

Punctuation[edit]

See Bharati Braille#Punctuation.

References[edit]

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