Singhalese


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Singhalese

(sĭng'gəlēz`): see SinhaleseSinhalese
, language belonging to the Indic group of the Indo-Iranian subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages. An alternate spelling for Sinhalese is Singhalese. See Indo-Iranian.
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Sinhalese

, Singhalese
1. a member of a people living chiefly in Sri Lanka, where they constitute the majority of the population
2. the language of this people, belonging to the Indic branch of the Indo-European family: the official language of Sri Lanka. It is written in a script of Indian origin
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Such were the stifling conditions at the Singhalese Sports Club that Matt Prior took the unusual step of keeping wicket without his pads for much of the day.
Such were the stifling conditions at the Singhalese Sports Club that Matt Prior (pictured) took the unusual step of keeping wicket without his pads for much of the day.
Namal Perera wrote defense commentary for the brash Singhalese newspaper Ravaya.
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Sri Lanka was visited by all seven of Zheng He's treasure fleets, and it is one of the few places where Zheng led troops in combat--against a rebel leader seeking to overthrow the Singhalese ruler of the kingdom of Kotte, with Zheng's intervention ensuring Kotte remained a loyal tributary to the Ming dynasty.
2002], Singhalese [Ekanayake and Perera, 2003], Brazilian [De Oliveira and Nadanovsky, 2005] and Spanish [Montero-Martin et al.
Spinners Ajantha Mendis and Suraj Randiv took six wickets between them on the dead Singhalese SC track and are likely to retain their places ahead of left-arm spinner Rangana Herath.
On the wall next to his body was a message written in pencil in his native tongue Singhalese, which reads: "Nobody loves me and I don't see any point in living now.
It also may have done little to advance the cause of reconciliation between the Tamil and majority Singhalese communities.
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