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Sinhalese

Definitions of Sinhalese
  1. noun
    a native or inhabitant of Sri Lanka
    synonyms: Singhalese
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    type of:
    Asian, Asiatic
    a native or inhabitant of Asia
  2. noun
    the Indic language spoken by the people of Sri Lanka
    synonyms: Singhalese, Sinhala
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    type of:
    Sanskrit, Sanskritic language
    (Hinduism) an ancient language of India (the language of the Vedas and of Hinduism); an official language of India although it is now used only for religious purposes
  3. adjective
    of or relating to the Sinhalese people
    Sinhalese rebels fighting the Tamils”
    synonyms: Singhalese
  4. adjective
    of or relating to the Sinhalese languages
    “the Sinhalese versions of the Ramayana”
    synonyms: Singhalese, Sinhala
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