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SINHALA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Sinhala mean? 

SINHALA (noun)
  The noun SINHALA has 1 sense:

1. the Indic language spoken by the people of Sri Lanka

  Familiarity information: SINHALA used as a noun is very rare.


SINHALA (adjective)
  The adjective SINHALA has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to the Sinhalese languages

  Familiarity information: SINHALA used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SINHALA (noun)


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Meaning:

The Indic language spoken by the people of Sri Lanka

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

Sinhala; Singhalese; Sinhalese

Hypernyms ("Sinhala" is a kind 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)


SINHALA (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to the Sinhalese languages

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

Singhalese; Sinhala; Sinhalese

Context example:

the Sinhalese versions of the Ramayana

Pertainym:

Sinhalese (the Indic language spoken by the people of Sri Lanka)


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