A direct descendant of jap Magadhi, Oriya is that the principal and regional language of Odisha (Orissa). happiness to the Aryan family of languages, it's closely regardingAssamese, Bengali and Maithili. beneath the influence of neighboring regional languages of the Aryan and Dravidian families, Oriya has developed several linguistic variations, cherish Baleswari (Balasore), Bhatri (Koraput), Laria (Sambalpur), Sambalpuri (Sambalpur and different western districts), Ganjami (Ganjam and Koraput), Chhatisgarhi (Chhatisgarh and connected areas of Odisha (Orissa)) and Medinipuri (Midnapur district of West Bengal). Besides, unsmooth regions of north and south Odisha (Orissa) have their own native versions of Oriya with several linguistic peculiarities. the primary dated, inscription in Oriya goes back to 1051 AD discovered at Urajang. however a number of the recent discoveries of Sanskritic language inscriptions with Oriya words reportable from sureareas of the traditional Kalinga Empire chase away its lineage to the sixth century AD.