Sinhalese

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɪnhəˈliːz/, /sɪnəˈliːz/
  • Rhymes: -iːz

Adjective[edit]

Sinhalese (comparative more Sinhalese, superlative most Sinhalese)

  1. Of or pertaining to the majority ethnic group of Sri Lanka, their Indo-Aryan language, or their culture.

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Noun[edit]

Sinhalese (countable and uncountable, plural Sinhalese)

  1. (countable) A Sinhalese person: a member of the majority ethnic group of Sri Lanka.
  2. (uncountable) The Indo-Aryan language of the Sinhalese people.

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