Vedda Definition

vĕdə
veddah, veddahs, veddas
noun
A member of an aboriginal people of the forests of Sri Lanka.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Vedda

Noun

Singular:
vedda
Plural:
veddas

Origin of Vedda

  • Sinhalese vädda perhaps from Middle Indic vajjita- excluded from Sanskrit varjita- past passive participle of varjayati he avoids, shuns causative of vṛṇakti he bends, turns

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

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