Odia Braille
Script type
Print basis
Odia alphabet
LanguagesOdia language
Related scripts
Parent systems
Indic

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

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)
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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

See Bharati Braille#Punctuation.

References

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