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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While Hamas faction of the Palestinians are being terrorized by occupying Israel, the Tamil population in Sri Lanka is being ill treated by majority Singhalese community for which the regime and military-police systems provide full support and Lankan government now led by President Sirisena does not seem to take firm decision to support the needs of Tamils against the will and wish of his own Singhalese community.
Validation of Singhalese translation of OHIP-14 for use with older adults.
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.
The contestants will be performing with MediaCom's karaoke machine which comes with over 35,000 songs in English, Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, Malayalam, Konkani, Kannada, Singhalese, and many other languages.
That was followed by the bhikkhus' part of the upasampada which was enacted by 3 Singhalese bhikkhus in Pali-language of the Sri Lankan Siam Nikaya tradition, with Bhante Ratanasara serving as upajjhaya.
Topics include Proust's relationship with his character "M", the physical alienation of the character through travel, the unfamiliarity of one's true self, Proust's exploration of his Catholic and Jewish heritage, the inexplicable entrance of a Singhalese character, Proust's (and Freud's) fascination with Leonardo da Vinci, the way in which Proust played with memory, the present and past, the relationship of Proust and photography, the slippery interface between just and unjust, ending with Malcolm Bowie's poetic essay on finding the hidden clues between the lines.
You get a feeling of the tone of the piece from the narrator's offering as an "ordinary detail of an ordinary day" the arrival of "a Singhalese who wants to sell me a litter of newborn crocodiles in a zinc tub" (87) ("un particolare qualsiasi d'una giornata qualsiasi .
They remember language (Sri Lanka Tamils and Singhalese, Indian Sikhs, Quebecois).
Sri Lanka will be forced to make one change for the second match of three at the Singhalese Sports Ground due to 38-year-old Sanath Jayasuriya's retirement - Upul Tharanga is favourite to replace him.