Sinhalese

noun
Sin·ha·lese | \ˌsiŋ-gə-ˈlēz, ˌsin-(h)ə-, -ˈlēs\
variants: or Singhalese
plural Sinhalese or Singhalese

Definition of Sinhalese 

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

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Sinhalese or Singhalese adjective

First Known Use of Sinhalese

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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sinhasan

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Sinhalese

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Sinhalese

: a member of a group of people who live in Sri Lanka

: the language of the Sinhalese people

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