Simple Definition of Sinhalese
: a member of a group of people who live in Sri Lanka
: the language of the Sinhalese people
Full Definition of Sinhalese
plural Sinhalese or Singhalese
1 : a member of a people that inhabit Sri Lanka and form a major part of its population
2 : the Indo-Aryan language of the Sinhalese people
First Known Use of sinhalese
Variants of sinhalese
Rhymes with sinhalese
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