Sinhalese meaning

sĭnggə-lēz, -lēs
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A member of a people constituting the majority of the population of Sri Lanka.
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The Indic language of the Sinhalese that is the chief language of Sri Lanka.
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Of or relating to Sri Lanka, the Sinhalese, or their language or culture.
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Of Sri Lanka or its principal people, language, or culture.
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A member of the principal people of Sri Lanka.
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The Indo-Aryan language of this people.
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Origin of sinhalese

  • Sanskrit Siṁhalam Sri Lanka –ese

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition