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The charts below show the way in which the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) represents Odia language pronunciations in Wikipedia articles. For a guide to adding IPA characters to Wikipedia articles, see {{IPA-or}} and Wikipedia:Manual of Style/Pronunciation § Entering IPA characters.

See Odia phonology for a more thorough look of the sounds of Odia.

IPA Odia English approximation
b big
d dot
mad hatter
ɖ somewhat like dice
ɖʱ somewhat like guardhouse
dʒʱ fridge handle
ɡ go
ɡʱ pigheaded
h head
j yet
k skate
l light (clear L)
ɫ pill
ɺ̢ ହ୍ଳ No English equivalent
m might
n not
ɳ American morning
ŋ sing
p spot
ɾ American ladder
ɽ ଡ଼ Somewhat like American ladder
ɽʱ ଢ଼ As above, but with murmured voice
s so
t stop
ʈ somewhat like stop
ʈʰ somewhat like top
tʃʰ choose
w wine
IPA Odia English approximation Pronunciation
father About this soundpronunciation 
e bed About this soundpronunciation 
i ି, ୀ see About this soundpronunciation 
o short (UK)
ɔi boy About this soundpronunciation 
u ୁ, ୂ moon About this soundpronunciation 
̃ nasal vowel
Reduced vowels
ɔ doctor About this soundpronunciation 


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