Sora is a Munda language spoken in northern Andhra Pradesh in the northwest of India. Sora is spoken mainly in the districts of Ganjam, Gajapati and Rayagada. There are also Sora speakers in neighbouring areas, and in other parts of India, such as Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Assam. According to the 2001 census, there are 250,000 speakers of Sora.
Sora is primarily an oral language that is rarely written. However, is has been written with a number of different scripts, including the Sora Sompeng alphabet, and the Odia, Telugu and Latin alphabets.
This chart shows the Sorang Sompeng alphabet with Odia and Latin equivalents, and IPA transcription.
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Information about the Sora language and people
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